Johannes Marten

Johannes Marten began his professional career as a journalist. This taught him to fearlessly ask critical questions of top representatives from politics and business. At the same time, he was fascinated by the world of top management, in which individuals bear great responsibility.

He moved into management himself 20 years ago. As Head of Communications and Marketing and for many years Head of a CEO office and as a consultant, he supported numerous CEOs, entrepreneurs, and supervisory board members in their personal positioning, in the development of strategies, in stakeholder management, and in crisis situations.

His core competencies include strategy communication and supporting CEOs in critical situations.

In an honorary capacity, Marten is deputy chairman of the board of the International Bach Academy in Stuttgart.

Markus Resch

Markus Resch has been working in communications for more than 20 years. Before that, he was an investigative journalist for the ZDF business magazine WISO and has also worked for many other ZDF editorial departments and the news channel Phoenix.

Today, he is a personal consultant and “ghost thinker” for board members and entrepreneurs. He has accompanied many personalities and companies through strategy, change, and crisis situations. Markus Resch is considered one of the leading media trainers in Germany (PR-Magazin, 2021).

Markus Resch is Advisor Media for the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Creativity of WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management. As a communications consultant, he is a member of the advisory boards of various start-ups and companies. He is an honorary member of the Association of Family Entrepreneurs, the United Europe initiative, and the Friends of Yad Vashem.

Roman Keilhacker

Roman Keilhacker has over 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur and as a management consultant specialising in strategy development. Through his collaboration with global corporations, medium-sized businesses, and start-ups, he is familiar with diverse corporate cultures and has gained extensive experience in developing strategies as well as the associated challenges of successfully implementing them.

After completing his Business Management studies in Germany, London, and Berkeley, he began his professional career at Accenture. He then progressed to become active on the start-up scene and launched several award-winning companies, one of which he successfully sold to a Fortune 500 company. Most recently, he worked at the Swiss consulting boutique PvL Partners, where he advised top executives across various industries with a special focus on strategic positioning and business transformation.

Roman Keilhacker heads the Komunitas Family Foundation and is a passionate water sports enthusiast.

Tobias Schönpflug

Tobias Schönpflug is a creative generalist. Having trained as a journalist and head of photography (Welt am Sonntag,, Süddeutsche), advertising copywriter/strategist (AimaqRappStolle), and content specialist (KircherBurkhardt/C3, Scholz & Friends), he set up his own business as a communications consultant and implementation expert in 2016. Tobias Schönpflug is supported by an agile team of creative specialists.

His core competencies include the creation of high-quality presentations, digital explanatory communication, and the translation of strategy into communication for companies facing complex challenges.