SIEVERT, Hans-Wolf

Born in Osnabrück in 1941, Hans-Wolf Sievert received his Dipl.rer.pol from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in 1968 and his Dr.rer.soc.oec from the University of Linz in 1971. Following graduation became involved with trade between Germany and Hong Kong and between 1971 and 1972 he was a research fellow at the Institute of Social and Economic Psychology at the University of Linz. From 1972-1979, Sievert worked at Deutsche Bank AG and rose to become the Bank Director of the International Department.


Further History:

Since 1980  Sievert AG

1986 – 2005  Chairman of the Executive Board

Since 2006  Chairman of the Supervisory Board


1983 – 2011   Member of the Advisory Board of Deutsche Bank AG


1983 – 1998  President of the German and European Mortar Industry Organisations

Since 1998 Honorary President


1985 – 2011   Member of the Senate and the Board of Management, as well as the Treasurer ofthe Lower Saxony Cultural Trust


Since 1989  Honorary Consul to the Republic of Costa Rica


Since 1994 Visiting Lecturer for Intercultural Management in the Department of Economic Sciences at the University of Osnabrück,

Since 1997 Honorary Professor


1997 – 2001   President of the University Society of Osnabrück

Currently Honorary Member of the Executive Board


1997 – 2003  Member of the Scientific Committee of Lower Saxony


2000 – 2010 Member of the Executive Board of the Chinese Centre, Hanover


Since 2002 Member ofthe Advisory Board of the German-Chinese Economic Association, Cologne


Since 2003  Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Osnabrück


Since 2004 Member of the Board of Trustees of Lower Saxony of the Association for the Promotion of Science and Humanities in Germany


Since 2005 Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bohnenkamp AG, Osnabrück


Since 2009: Vice Chairman of the Bohnenkamp Management Foundation


Since 2008  Delegate to China of the University of Osnabrück


Since 2012 Chairmanof the Executive Board of the Sievert Foundation for Science and Culture


Since 2013 Member of the Advisory Board for the World Ethics Institute Beijing (WEIB)



II. Further Academic Activities


Lectureships / Guest Professorships at the Universities of Jena (1996 – 2003), Göttingen (since2009), Warsaw (SGH: 2004 – 2008), Beijing (Beiwai: since 2009) and Hefei (Keda:2007 – 2013; Anda: since 2009)



III.  Awards


1998 Commercial Counsellor Merit from the Federal Association of the German Mortar Industry (Kapferer-Verdienstmünze)


2004    Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany


2006   Honorary professorship at Hefei University, Hefei (China)


2009   Hans Mühlenhoff Award for good teaching at the University of Osnabrück


2009   Huang Shan Friendship-Award from the Province of Anhui, China


2011 Honorable Member of Hefei People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries


2013 Honorary Professorship at Catholic University of Costa Rica, San José (Costa Rica)


2013 Honorary Citizen of the City of Hefei (China)



IV. Publications


Various publications on intercultural and international management.