Expert Group

The expert group of the research group “Arbeitskreis Wissensbilanz”

The international expert group comprises the core members of the research group “Arbeitskreis Wissensbilanz” and is expanded by renowned and experiences experts in the field of intellectual capital reporting:

The Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie (BMWi)
Referat VI B 4 – Informationswirtschaft, IT-Anwendungen, elektronische Medien
Scharnhorststr. 34-37
D-11019 Berlin

Within the scope of the project “Intellectual Capital Statement – Made in Germany” the expert group was under the auspice of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology. Dr. Rolf Hochreiter, Christian Liebich and Dr. Wolfgang Langen supported the activities of the expert group and ensured the knowledge transfer between the group and the Ministry. With the German Aerospace Centre being the project execution organisation Hans-Jürgen Herrmann is responsible for supervision of the project development.

Andriessen, Daniel, Prof.
INHOLLAND University
Wildenborch 6
NL-1112 XB Diemen

Dr. Daniel Andriessen holds a professorship on intellectual capital at the INHOLLAND University in the Netherlands and is director of the homonymous research group, which was founded in order to examine the impact of intangibles on people and organisations. Before he took the professorship Dr. Andriessen was employed for 12 years at KPMG as management consultant. During this time he founded together with Prof. Dr. René Tissen the Knowledge Advisory Group in 1997. In the meantime the number of employees working in this department could be increased to 30 and has clients all over the world. Since 2004 Dr. Andriessen is member of the EU “High Level Expert Group” working in the field of Intellectual Capital Statements

Leitner, Karl-Heinz, Dr. Mag.
Abteilung Technology Policy, Systems Research ARCS
Kramergasse 1
A-2444 Seibersdorf

Dr. Karl-Heinz Leitner graduated in the field of information management and is employed as research associate at ARC systems research, a subsidiary of the Austrian Research Centre. He is principally involved with questions regarding innovation management, strategy research and research policy. He conducted various research and development projects for public clients and enterprises. For several years now he is concerned with the assessment and accountability of intangible assets especially the valuation of R&D within the scope of intellectual capital statements. Karl-Heinz Leitner coordinated several project on intellectual capital reporting for research organisations and enterprises and is responsible for the development of intellectual capital statements within the ARC.

North, Klaus, Prof. Dr.
Fachbereich Wirtschaft, Fachhochschule Wiesbaden
Bleichstraße 44
D-65183 Wiesbaden

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus North teaches international corporate governance at the economics faculty at the polytechnic University Wiesbaden. He develops applicable concepts for the knowledge oriented management of enterprises. His book “Wissensorientierte Unternehmensführung “ (Gabler 2002, 3rd Edition) is a benchmark in this field. Prof. North is member of the jury which awards the title “Wissensmanager des Jahres” and furthermore he was founding president of the knowledge management society.

Mouritsen, Jan, Prof. Dr. merc.
Department of Operations Management, Kopenhagen Business School
Solbjerg Plads 3, B.5.
DK-2000 Frederiksberg

Dr. merc. Jan Mouritsen hold a professorship and is head of the operations management department at the Copenhagen Business School. He published over 130 articles and books and is member of the editorial advisory council in more than ten academic journals furthermore he had been awarded for his research on several occasions. His interests and focus of research comprise the following fields: management control, manufacturing accounting, operational management, intellectual capital, knowledge management and intangible assets. Prof. Mouritsen holds lectures in course of the MBA – program furthermore he is being invited as orator to conferences and seminars at regular intervals. He also works as a consultant in the competitive economy. In the time between 1998 and 2002 he was head of the research group which developed the Danish guideline on intellectual capital on behalf of the Danish Ministry of Technology, Research and Innovation. Since 2004 he is also member of the EU “High Level Expert Group” working in the field of Intellectual Capital Statements.

Szogs, Günther M.
Commerzbank AG
Zentraler Servicebereich Information Technology Support
ZIT S4 Skill Resources
Mainzer Landstr. 193
D-60327 Frankfurt

Günther M. Szogs, educationist and system analyst, is employed at the Commerzbank AG in the corporate service division and is concerned with Knowledge Networks, Skill Development and Training Management. He is member of the LERNTEC congress advisory council and  the advisory council of the “Executive Masters of Knowledge Management” course at the TU Chemnitz. He consults the bank in the awards of the “Wissensmanger des Jahres, which is awarded since 2002 by Financial Times Deutschland the economic journal Impluls. Günther Szogs is initiator of the expert network K3 (Karlsruher Kreis Knowledge). He comments on aspects of knowledge networks and intellectual capital reporting in course of national and international conferences