DR. PHIL. VOLKER HIMMELSEHER

Managing Director and Shareholder

Dr. Himmelseher has been Managing Partner since 1980. He is driven by the ambition to provide the best service and advice possible to our clients. As a provider of tailor-made insurance solutions for national and international athletic associations, he is recognised as a leader in this field, both by our clients and by the industry more widely.

Dr. Himmelseher studied in Hamburg and completed his MBA in 1971. He wrote his dissertation on “The Development of Sports Insurance in the Federal Republic of Germany”. The dissertation was published in 1981. He acts in an honorary capacity at a number of associations.

CAREER

1976 Appointment as tax adviser, Hamburg
since 1980 Himmelseher Sports Insurance – Managing Partner

EDUCATION

Studies of Business Administration at Hamburg University
Degree: MBA (1971)

Dissertation, Hamburg University
Degree: Dr Phil. (1981)

Dissertation topic: The Development of Sports Insurance in the Federal Republic of Germany

MEMBERSHIPS

Stiftung Sicherheit im Skisport [Foundation for Safety in Skiing]: Chairman of the Board
Freunde des Skisports e.V. [Friends of Skiing] under the German Ski Association: Member of the Board
Freunde der Nationalmannschaft des Deutschen Fußball-Bundes [Friends of the National Team of the German Football Association]: Chancellor
Stiftung des Württembergischen Landessportbundes [Foundation of the Württemberg State Athletic Association]: Vice Chairman
Stiftung Sporthilfe Hessen [Hesse State Sports Aid Foundation]: Member of the Board of Trustees
Deutsche Vereinigung für Sportrecht e.V. Konstanzer Arbeitskreis für Deutsches und Internationales Sportrecht [German Association for Sports Law, Working Group of Konstanz for German and International Sports Law]: Member

Stiftung Deutsche Sporthilfe [German Sports Aid Foundation]: Curator

PUBLICATIONS

Himmelseher, V.: Die Entwicklung der Sportversicherung in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Hamburg [The Development of Sports Insurance in the Federal Republic of Germany], Hamburg: Hamburg University (research institution), 1981

Himmelseher, V., Geischer, R.: Die Sportversicherung in Deutschland [Sports Insurance in Germany] published in Sport und neue Märkte [Sports and New Markets], Afra. Verl. (publishers), 2002, pp. 128-143

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