Dr. Pablo Hafner
Entrepreneur, Consultant, Academic, Advisor on Economic Development, Writer and Commentator on Politics, Society and the Economy. President of Hafner & Partners.

Dr. Hafner specializes in advising and helping CEOs implement successful turnaround management solutions, mainly for the industrial service industries. He has led successful organizational transformations and complex turnaround management projects for several companies in Europe and the Americas.

Pablo works directly with boards of directors to improve their companies’ governance structures – for both private and public enterprises. In addition, Pablo provides ongoing training programs in best practices of governance for owners, shareholders, board members, family councils and advisors.

Pablo is the author of various international publications, and his articles can be found regularly in the international economic press. He is also an editorial reviewer of the British Journal of Management, one of the world’s leading scientific publications in management science. He also has been a contributor to several books in the field of family business, firm restructuring and corporate governance. Furthermore, he is a sought-after speaker for family-owned firms in terms of governance, business transformation and strategic alliances.

Pablo founded Hafner & Partners in 2004. Hafner & Partners is dedicated to providing effective and tailored hands-on advice to firms seeking to improve their portfolios, business and governance models.

Pablo Hafner holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland)