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Prof. Dr. André Röhl


Security Management
Head of Study Program Security Management (B.A.)

Academic Background & Training

  • Ph.D. in Economic and Organizational Sciences
  • Master of Organizational Psychology
  • Diploma in Political Sciences
  • KODE®Trainer for Competence Management
  • Prince2®Practitioner
  • Firearms Instructor & Demolitions Excercise Officer (Bundeswehr)
  • EOR Officer & Combat Medic (NATO)
  • Staff Officer Training (Bundeswehr)
  • Self-protection in Public Authorities (Bundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe)
  • Certified Business Continuity Manager (BCM Academy)
  • Anti-Terrorism Officer Course (S2-Institute / BCM Academy)

Professional Background

  • Since 2016 professor for Safety & Security Management at Northern Business School Hamburg, special focus on disaster
    management and competence management für security organisations
  • Since 2015 partner of HR Excellence Group, focus on organizational development projects and competence management
  • Since 2015 reservist at the central command for national tasks in Berlin, liasion officer for regional disaster management, regular reserve duty trainings, current rank lieutenant commander
  • 2011-2015 manager in the Berlin & Hamburg office of EY Advisory Services, several projects in the public sector, member of the German EY Defence Team
  • Since 2011 lecturer for security management, international politics and organizational development at Berlin University for Professional Studies, Berlin School of Economics and Law & FOM Hochschule Hamburg
  • 2009-2011 senior consultant for the Parliament of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, special focus on organizational self-protection, security in the Baltic Sea Region and civil military cooperation
  • 1997-2009 German Navy; naval security officer; company commander and instructor for midshipmen and NCO cadets, last rank Lieutenant (nav.)

Current Research Activities

  • Competence management for better recognition of perpetrator behaviour, in cooperation with the Alliance for Corporate Security in Northern Germany (Allianz für Sicherheit
    in der Wirtschaft Norddeutschland)
  • Influence of cultural imprints on risk perception
  • Development of competence for digital work in security companies, member of the working group of the Federal Association of Security Companies (Bundesverband der Sicherheitswirtschaft)
  • Global Labour Market Analytics for job profiles in security management & future skill demands, in cooperation with HRForecast