Steffen Bruendel

Steffen Bruendel, PhD, has headed the PwC Foundation since 2019, which promotes aesthetic cultural education and value-based economic education. The foundation has its headquarters in Düsseldorf and offices in Frankfurt am Main.

Steffen Bruendel, who holds a doctorate in history, began his professional career in 1999 at the Hertie Foundation in Frankfurt am Main - first as assistant to the management and later as project manager for European cultural and academic exchange. In 2006, he took over as head of the International Cultural and Academic Exchange Department at E.ON Ruhrgas AG in Essen and was also responsible for the operative work of the E.ON Scholarship Fund and the Alfred and Cläre Pott Foundation. From 2014 to 2019 he was Research Director of the Research Center for Historical Humanities at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. Parallel to his professional activities, Steffen Bruendel is also active in research - as a lecturer at the universities of Bielefeld (2003-2006) and Bochum (2010-2012) and as an author of studies on the history of ideas and culture (since 2003).

Dr. Steffen Bruendel will join the panel The view from outside on 17 September at 11:35. Have a look at the full programme.