Our Faculty

GBS has access to a large network of highly qualified lecturers. When selecting lecturers for our programs, we value a solid academic foundation and many years of teaching and practical experience equally.

In addition to experts from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and the Faculty of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmacy at Goethe University, the Pharma MBA also includes selected renowned practitioners from the pharmaceutical industry and the House of Pharma and Healthcare as lecturers.


Dr. Frank Behrens
Head of Department, Clinical Research
Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME
Susanna Dienemann
Wachenhausen Rechtsanwälte, Lübeck
Prof. Dr. Theo Dingermann
Institut für Pharmazeutische Biologie
Goethe University
Dr. Thomas Funke
Prof. Martin Götz, Ph.D.
SAFE Chair of Regulation and Stability of Financial Institutions
Goethe University
Dr. Marcus Gollub
Head of Commercial Excellence EMEA
Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH
Dr. Peter Greiner
Regional Business Lead Fertility EMEA
Merck Group
Dr. Ingolf Griebsch
Head of Corporate Market Access Oncology/Functional Lead Health Economics & Outcomes
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG
Dr. Andreas Henschel
Head of Center of Excellence Health Technology Assessment
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG
Dr. Alina Hernandez Bark
Assistant Professor, Institute of Psychology, Department of Social Psychology
Goethe University
Dr. Nina M. Junker
Scientific Assistant & Deputy Head of Department, Abt. Sozialpsychologie
Goethe University
Nora Keßler
Fachanwältin für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz, Partnerin
Klinkert Rechtsanwälte
Dr. Eva Koscher
Research Assistant (Postdoc), Professorship for Strategic Management
Dr. Edmund Kostewicz
Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology
Goethe University
Dr. Stephan Linden
Senior Global HEOR Manager
Boehringer Ingelheim Intl. GmbH
Dr. Christian Matschke
Member of the Board
Berlin-Chemie AG
Dr. Ralf Mayr-Stein
Head of Health Policy & Market Access
Prof. Dr. Klaus Miller

Assistant Professor of Quantitative Marketing
Goethe University

Dr. Karolien Notebaert
ONE STEP AHEAD Notebaert Consulting
Prof. Dr. Michael Parnham
Chief Scientific Officer
EpiEndo Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Matthias Pfannkuche
Vice President and Head of Global Market Access & Pricing Neurology & Immunology
EMD Serono Inc., USA

Dr. Martin Raditsch
Innovectis GmbH
Dipl. Psych./M. Sc. Justine Rochon
VP Global Head of Biostatistics and Data Sciences
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG
Prof. Dr. Anna Rohlfing-Bastian
Chair for Accounting, esp. Management Accounting
Goethe University
Dr. Markus Rudolph
Managing Director
InfectoPharm Arzneimittel und Consilium GmbH
Dr. Sebastian Schäfer
Managing Director 
Dr. Ursula Schickel
Senior Director, Customer Onsite Support, Head of Regulatory Affairs Team (Mannheim)
PharmaLex GmbH
Dr. Olaf Schickling
Senior Director, Head of Pharmacovigilance
PharmaLex GmbH
Dr. Hans-Martin Schwarm
Senior Advisor Pharma & Health Care
Prof. Dr. Lars Schweizer
Chair of Strategic Management
Goethe University
Dr. Diane Seimetz
Founding Partner 
Biopharma Excellence

Dr. Heike Streu
Director Commercial Operations Unit
Mundipharma Deutschland Gmbh & Co KG

Dr. Jonathan Trethowan
Vice President Regulatory and Scientific Policy
PharmaLex GmbH
Prof. Dr. Rolf van Dick
Chair of Social Psychology and Head of Social Psychology Department
Goethe University
Dr. rer. nat. Claus Weichel
TA Head Immunology Europa
UCB Pharma GmbH
Prof. Dr. Simone Wies
SAFE Juniorprofessur für Marketing und Finance
Goethe University

The quality of a program’s faculty is crucial for its successful delivery and especially its students’ learning experience. Therefore, the Master of Pharma Business Administration faculty is carefully selected in consultation with our advisory board to best meet the requirements of each module – with a balanced mix of experienced academics and practitioners to ensure the high practical relevance of the content we deliver.    

Prof. Dr. Theo DingermannSenior Professor, Institute for Pharmaceutical Biology Goethe University and Academic Director Goethe Business School
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