Founder and Chairman of The Stern Stewart Institute


Markus Pertl

Markus Pertl founded the Stern Stewart Institute in 1998 and heads the organization as Chairman.

Markus Pertl is Managing Partner of the consulting firm Stern Stewart & Co. GmbH. Beforehand, he worked for Stern Stewart & Co. in New York. He founded the Munich branch and built up the continental European business of Stern Stewart.

Markus Pertl is also a member of the advisory committee of the Global Leadership Foundation (GLF). The GLF, a union of former Heads of Government, promotes good governance – democratic institutions, open markets, human rights and the rule of law – and contributes to the prevention and resolution of conflict through mediation.

Mr. Pertl is a trustee of the Heerema Group, a leading international player in the offshore oil and gas construction industry.