Carsten Baumert graduated as Diplom-Kaufmann and European Master in Management in 1991 at the European School of Management (EAP/ ESCP) Thereafter he joined the Royal Dutch Shell Group which he left in 2018. Since the beginning of 2019, Mr. Baumert works as an independent interim-/project manager and management consultant (www.baumert-consult.de) During his Shell career Mr. Baumert worked in various Finance and Management Accounting positions and as project manager in Germany, Great Britain and The Netherlands. in his last position. he was responsible for the risk management of the global Shell Chemicals organisation and for a large joint venture portfolio as part of the Controllers organisation. Since 2015 Mr. Baumert has been lecturer for Management Accounting at different universities / business schools.