AvS – International Trusted Advisors, a management consulting firm specializing in succession, executive search and board search, and strategic consulting for family businesses, is strengthening its team with Eva Schulz-Kamm – a successful industry expert and innovation leader. The fifty-year-old physicist and business economist has made a name for herself in particular in political consulting – most recently as head of the government affairs department at Siemens. She stands for a new leadership culture and governance that has long-term impact and creates added value both for companies as well as for the wider society and stakeholders. For example, her initiative for better cybersecurity – « Charter of Trust » – launched at Siemens has had a lasting impact, placing people at the centre of successful, data-driven business models and digitally networked organizations. Eva Schulz-Kamm sees particular opportunities for successful transformations in family businesses with a long-term focus and interconnected operations. As a trusted advisor, the consultancy aims to leverage further potential in the opportunity areas of digitalization and sustainability.
Eva Schulz-Kamm began her career as an innovation manager at the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft and as a department head at MVV Energie AG and the Economic Development Agency Brandenburg. She then moved to Berlin as a civil servant in the strategy department of the Federal Ministry of Research, where she was particularly involved in the promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises. Later, she moved into policy consulting, representing the interests of the 100,000 innovative and research-intensive member companies at the DIHK, and then headed the policy departments at semiconductor manufacturer NXP Semiconductors in Hamburg and industrial conglomerate Siemens AG in Munich and Berlin.
« We are very pleased to have gained Eva Schulz-Kamm, an outstanding expert in digitalization and sustainability, as well as a top manager from industry and an expert in the work of associations, » says Andreas von Specht, Managing Partner of AvS – International Trusted Advisors. « With Eva Schulz-Kamm, we will be able to deepen our strategic consulting approach to family businesses and further enhance our market position as an exclusive, international consulting boutique. »
AvS – International Trusted Advisors is an international consultancy with offices in Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Hamburg, Geneva, Zurich, Paris, London, Singapor and Bogotá. The focus of the consultancy is on C-level succession, the recruitment and assessment of executives and non-executive directors, and the development of owner strategies.