BSB Management


Prof. Jacqueline Weinberg-Walch, MHSA, MSW

University President


Professor Jacqueline Weinberg-Walch was born and raised in Basel. She completed her university studies in the United States, holding multiple graduate degrees in Human Services and Clinical Social Work. She is completing her PhD in International Psychology with a specialization in Organizations and Systems.


Professor Weinberg has held various academic appointments in both The United States and Switzerland. Her areas of expertise include organizational dynamics, gender issues, fear in the workplace, and integration.



Prof. Philip Weinberg, MBA, MSc, MIH

Academic Dean


Professor Philip Weinberg was born and educated in The United States. He holds multiple graduate degrees in Management, Marketing and Accounting. His areas of expertise include transformational marketing, new product development, consumer behavior and services marketing.

Professor Weinberg began his University teaching career at the age of 24, and has been passionate about teaching ever since. As the Academic Dean, he works closely with the faculty in integrating the best practices of Practical Experiential Learning into each course.


Academic Faculty


Prof. Daniel Casoinic, PhD

Assistant Professor

Dr Casoinic‘s research and areas of expertise are centered on leadership processes in connection with relational demography, and their complex interplay with work-related attitudes and behaviors. He earned a doctoral degree in human resource management and organizational behavior from the University of Grenoble. Dr Casoinic has been a Visiting Scholar at UCLA Anderson School of Management, and held previous appointments at universities in Grenoble and Strasbourg, where he conducted research and taught undergraduate and graduate classes, both in French and English. 


Prof. Brian Cutting, Dr. ès sci., Dr. habil.

Assistant Professor

Professor Brian Cutting has taught science in three universities in Switzerland, Université de Lausanne, EPFL and the Universität Basel, where he was awarded a "venia docendi" title. He is a dual citizen of Switzerland and the United States and particularly enjoys creative interactions between international students at Basel.

Dr. Cutting has been educating students in broad fields of sciences at various levels from the upper secondary school to advanced degrees in the university for more than twenty years. In addition, he has fifteen years experience in applying biophysical methods to preclinical drug discovery.


Prof. Ian Jennings, PhD

Assistant Professor

Dr Ian Jennings is a South African philosopher who obtained his doctorate from the Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany. He specializes in the intersection between legal, moral, and political philosophy, and has taught at Rhodes University, the University of Cape Town, and the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, as well as Fairleigh Dickinson University and Seton Hall University in the United States. His most recent publication is the book Against State Neutrality.


Prof. Christiane Kammerer, PhD

Assistant Professor

Accomplished global marketing executive in the Pharma industry with deep expertise in developing teams & individuals and facilitating business performance and success.


Hendrikje Kühne


Artist and art teacher, NDS Design Art 

Hendrikje Kühne is an artist and art teacher. She was born in Germany and educated in Switzerland. She holds multiple degrees in fine art and art teaching. Her areas of expertise include art theory and art practice and as an artist she was rewarded various stipends and residencies. Her artwork is shown extensively in Switzerland and abroad.

Hendrikje Kühne began her teaching career in 1992 and she has a comprehensive experience in teaching art on different levels from state school to college level. As a teacher she likes to connect art to different academic fields and she is passionate about giving an insight into the esthetical and philosophical concepts of visual art.


Raluca Popescu, MSc


Raluca Popescu has studied business administration and communication in Romania and Belgium, then completed a MSc in Strategic Marketing at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Before joining the Basel School of Business, she taught undergraduate and graduate courses in marketing and business at Maastricht University. She in particularly interested in consumer behavior and irrationality in decision-making.


Prof. Mirjana Radivojevic, PhD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mirjana Radivojevic earned her doctorate from the University of Belgrade. In 2006 she joined the Faculty of Computer Sciences at Union University.

In addition to working as a computer sciences professor, Mirjana has extensive experience working in computer and electrical engineering industries.


Prof. Markus Renner, PhD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Markus Renner is Co-Owner of the Swiss-headquartered Branding-Institute CMR AG. He consults global corporations of multiple industries and non-profit organizations in the field of brand and reputation management, stakeholder management and strategic marketing. Prior to his current position he was Head of Global Brand and Reputation Management at the pharmaceutical giant Novartis. In 2011 Markus accomplished his Ph.D. in Reputation Management at the Department of Business Psychology of Basel University, Switzerland. His book "Generating Trust via Corporate Reputation” was published with WVB-Verlag in 2011.

Markus is also Co-Founder of the International Brand & Reputation Community (INBREC).


Prof. Chrysavgi Sklaveniti, PhD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Chrysavgi Sklaveniti earned her PhD in Business and Management with a specialization in leadership from the University of Strathclyde in the UK, where she developed research and teaching expertise. She has worked in finance, marketing and pharmaceutical management, participated in several consulting projects and has taught a broad range of classes in the area of management and organization.

Dr. Sklaveniti specializes in organizational behavior and is particularly interested in the relational processes by means of which organizations emerge, develop, change and continue to be. 


Prof. Manfred Schulz, PhD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Schulz has more than 25 years of working experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Trained as a scientist in Cologne, Zurich, and Nairobi he moved to drug development at Novartis where he led successfully global project teams in Basel and the USA through all phases from the research bench to market authorization. After the move to a small biotech comp, ny he became responsible as COO for efficient outsourcing of preclinical and clinical development activities. He also participated in in-licensing of drug candidates and worked as a coordinator for major EU grant applications. 

When Manfred is not teaching the Alliances & Negotiations and Project Management courses, he's most certainly on one of his trekking adventures in the Juras, the Alps, or even the Himalayas.


Prof. Frédéric Thébaud, PhD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Frédéric Thébaud has 25 years international experience in the automotive and energy industries with worldwide companies, based in France, Germany, Austria, Japan, across Asia and Switzerland. He combined global roles in operational effectiveness, strategic purchasing, strategy and marketing, with their operational counterpart like efficiency and cost-saving consulting, quality deployment, and business development in Asia. Dr. Thébaud is passionate about transmitting the knowledge and tools business people actually need and can apply in their daily endeavors.

Dr. Thébaud holds a MS and PhD from the French engineering school École Polytechnique where he specialized in Physics/Material Science, with a focus on composites.


Peter Woitzik, MSc


Peter joins us from UBS, one of the world’s largest wealth managers. He first entered the financial industry in 2006 and after stints in wealth management and the investment banking department has witnessed the financial crisis first-hand working with ultra-high net worth clients. Successfully servicing and growing a client book for several years, he focused his financial advisory mainly on structured products, equities and foreign exchange.

Over the last 3 years, Peter has moved into a more project-oriented role within the Chief Investment Office and the Investment Products and Services department of the bank, utilizing his experience as a client advisor to improve and shape the process of financial advisory services at UBS. His current responsibilities encompass strategic initiatives in the digitization of financial services as well as tackling challenges in investment product advice.

Peter holds a MSc in Finance from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management and is a CFA charterholder.

In his spare time, Peter is an avid motorcyclist, runner and traveler.


Prof. Andreas Wyder, PhD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Andreas Wyder completed his Phd at the University of St. Gallen with a specialization in international business, focusing on controlling and business transformations. He holds a Masters degree in Finance, Controlling and Accounting and has completed executive training in strategic finance and leadership at IMD and INSEAD. He has more than 20 years experience in the filed of finance and has extensive international leadership experience across four continents, having held a number of senior finance and strategic roles in both developed and emerging markets.


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