The Munich Chapter Initiators are: Prof. Dr. Andreas Stoffers and Mr. Christian Wachtmeister.
Prof. Dr. Andreas Stoffers has many years of practical management experience at Deutsche Bank AG in the areas of sales organization, sales management, leadership of strategic projects and business development Southeast Asia.
During this time, he was a long-time member of Deutsche Bank AG Vietnam Executive Board. In 2014, he was the co-founder of the consulting firm ASEAN Business Partners GmbH and became Full Professor of International Management at the University for Applied Languages SDI in Munich. His many contacts in Southeast Asia, especially in Thailand and Vietnam, and his publications qualify him as an expert on the entire ASEAN region and EU-ASEAN relations.
Mr. Christian Wachtmeister has been driving the internationalisation of a German technology and automation equipment provider for 15 years. For this he has been living several years in Malaysia and China and got good insights in culture, society and economy. Since early 2019 he is leading the consulting firm ConLian and is assisting European companies with their expansion to and in Southeast-Asia and China. Further activities are optimization of business and technology processes and helping European companies to find their right partner in Asia and vice versa.