Managing Partner Schlange & Co. GmbH
President S&C North America Inc.
Joachim Schlange is Co-Founder and Spokesman of the management at Schlange & Co. GmbH, as well as President of S&C North America Inc.
As Managing Director at Systain Consulting GmbH, a subsidiary of the Otto Group, Joachim Schlange built up the CR consultancy in 2002. As a spin-off, he co-founded S&C in 2006. Between 2000 and 2002, he was Managing Director of Tiscali Germany, a subsidiary of the Italian Tiscali S.p.A., which at that point was one of the leading European internet service providers. Prior to that, from 1990 to 1999, Joachim Schlange was Associate Partner and Co-Head of the global Transportation Competence Center at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Germany. Between 1982 and 1990, he was Director and Vice-President of Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank AG in Frankfurt, London, and Lisbon.
Joachim Schlange gained his first experiences during his time in New York as an investment banker at J.Henry Schroder from 1978 to 1982. He graduated from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business with an MBA in 1982.
Joachim Schlange is married and has 3 daughters. He has been a member of the Board of Trustees for the Katrin Rohde Foundation in Germany and in the USA since 2008. Furthermore, he has been a member of the Sustainability Committee of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce since 2015.
Joachim Schlange speaks German (native language) and is fluent in English and Portuguese.
Theresa Frank advises German and international clients on their sustainability strategy development. Additionally, her strengths include Hotspot analyses to identify CR risks and opportunities in complex supply chains, stakeholder surveys and materiality analyses for different industries as well as sustainability communication. As a certified systemic coach, her strengths also lie in conducting one-on-one interviews, moderating groups and developing sustainable corporate visions, values or strategies with the help of participative processes.
Theresa Frank received her M.A. in International Business and Sustainability from Hamburg University in Germany. Prior to that, she received her Bachelor in International Cultural and Business Studies at University of Passau and Universidad Católica de Córdoba (Argentinia). She specialized in sustainability management and reporting and SRI investment as well as global supply chains, especially in Latin America. In her master thesis Theresa Frank cooperated with Fairtrade Germany and Peru to analyze the opportunities of income improvement for Peruvian coffee cooperatives.
She gained professional experience in the area of Social Responsible Investment at imug Beratungsgesellschaft für sozial-ökologische Innovationen mbH as well as in the automotive and IT industry, among others. Her tasks were comprised of the development of corporate sustainability profiles as well as requesting sustainability performance indicators.
Theresa Frank speaks German, English, Spanish and Russian.
Christina Hollermann advises clients on CR reporting and on conducting Hotspot analyses to identify CR risks and opportunities in complex supply chains. She also supports clients in assessing their sustainability performance, conducting stakeholder surveys and developing CR strategies.
Christina Hollermann studied International Business and Sustainability at the University of Hamburg and at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. During her studies, she especially focused on Corporate Responsibility and sustainable supply chain management. In her Master´s Thesis, she analyzed drivers for sustainability and CR strategies in the cocoa value chain. Prior to that, Christina Hollermann received her Bachelor´s degree in Global Management from the University of Applied Sciences Bremen and Universidad de Lima in Peru.
She gained professional experience through various internships in the private sector, for instance in the Quality Management department of the construction company Graña y Montero in Peru. Additionally, she worked as a student assistant at the chair for Social Investment at the University of Hamburg and was involved in a student initiative on sustainable management.
Christina Hollermann speaks German, English and Spanish.