Portrait Markus Frank


Director, Head Custom Programmes
Strategic Management

Responsible for all enquiries about the Customized Programs.  


Strategic Management, Change Management, Organizational and Management Development, Corporate Academies Markus Frank is born Mai 5, 1957. He is married and father of three children.  


Studies of Architecture at the Federal Institute of Technology Zürich and Economics at the University of St. Gallen. 1983 to 1989 research assistant at the University of St. Gallen. Doctorate 1989.  

Professional experience

  • Since 2006 Director of the Executive School of Management, Technology and Law ES-HSG. Foundation and development of the ES-HSG, executive management, head of Custom Programmes.
  • 1999 to 2006 Administrative Director of the University of St. Gallen. Executive management (finance, personnel, infrastructure, organisation), change management, growth of the university, bologna process, internationalisation.
  • 1993 to 1999 Senior Management Consultant und Trainer Management Zentrum St. Gallen. Strategy consulting and reorganisation of 7 major companies and Non Profit Organisations, development of 2 corporate universities.
  • 1989 to 1993 Deputy Head of Division and Head of Section at the Swiss Federal Office of Labour and Industry. Development and communication of Swiss labour market and industry policy. Swiss delegate at the OECD Industry Committee and the OECD Annual Review.

Markus Frank is practicing sports on a competitive level, winner of national championship titles in track and field athletics (junior ranks), international championship titles in amateur golf.

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