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Prof Harry Trummer

Honorary Lecturer

Researcher profile




Harry W Trummer is an international expert on leadership. He is Visiting Professor and Chief Executive Officer of Goethe Finance Association, Goethe University Frankfurt and House of Finance. His experience as an academic includes Dauphine University Paris, University of Catania and Vietnamese German University Ho Chi Minh City.

Harry has a BSc and MSc from University of Mannheim and PhD in Economics from Goethe University Frankfurt. He worked on his advanced executive education with leadership projects at Harvard Business School, New York University Stern School of Business, Columbia University Graduate School of Business, Mannheim Business School, University of California Los Angeles Anderson School of Management.

He founded the Executive Suite Leadership guest lecture series, which brings top executives from global acting companies to Goethe University Frankfurt House of Finance.

He is founder and President of the global network Goethe Finance Association & Executive Leadership Suite. He is President of the Catania Goethe Finance & Economic Association, which he founded.

At the University of St Andrews School of Management, Harry has contributed to teaching strategic and international leadership in the MX Programme.

Research areas

Harry W Trummer's primary research topics focus on efficient strategic leadership approaches for international companies, especially:

  • managing change
  • negotiation and decision making
  • digital leadership
  • cross-cultural leadership
  • leading with emotional intelligence
  • military and political leadership.

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