Rolf Tilmes is a Professor since 2004. He holds a degree in Business Administration from EBS and a Master of Management degree form the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. In 1999 he received his doctoral degree at EBS with research on Financial Planning in Private Banking. Since 2007 he is the executive director of the PFI Private Finance Institute. He was CEO of the EBS Executive Education GmbH, the executive education division of EBS. Besides his academic career, he is a member of the Board of InsuranceCity AG, a multi-channel insurance broker in Frankfurt, which focuses on serving private clients and SMEs. Before joining InsuranceCity in August 2000, Rolf was a member of the Managing Board of Booz Allen & Hamilton, an international consulting company.
Areas of Research
Business Strategies in Private Banking & Wealth Management as well as for Family Offices, Client Advisory Processes in Private Banking & Wealth Management, Principles of Financial and Estate Planning, Risk Management in Financial Planning, Demographic Impact on
Financial Planning, German and European banking market, Financial sector regulation, Executive Education for financial services industry.