ESCP Europe Business School
PhD in Business Administration, Professor


Philip Meissner heads the Chair of Strategic Management and Decision Making at ESCP Europe. His research focuses on Behavioral Strategy and Scenario-based Planning. Especially, he analyses the role of cognitive biases and emotions in the strategic management process and designs methods and tools to improve decision processes in organizations.


After starting his career in Banking, Philip Meissner completed his MBA at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. In 2009, he helped build HHL’s Center for Strategy and Scenario Planning, a joint initiative of HHL and Roland Berger. He received his Ph.D. from HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management and his Habilitation from the University of Marburg.


Philip Meissner teaches Strategic Management, Decision Making and Financial Decision Making in different graduate programmes at ESCP Europe and is actively involved in Executive Education. In addition, Mr. Meissner is the European Academic Director of the Master in Strategy and Digital Business program at ESCP Europe’s Berlin campus.


His research, which has been published in both renowned peer reviewed as well as practitioner-oriented journals, focuses on the interplay of psychological and business research. Current projects include cooperations with Fudan University, China and McKinsey & Company.


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