Our Managing Directors

The two founders and managing partners, Prof. Matthias P. Schönermark M.D., Ph.D. and Heike Kielhorn-Schönermark, MBA both look back on many years of experience in international strategic consulting. SKC is operated by its owners, which ensures that our clients are the company’s main priority and as a result receive full attention from the executive management. In our consulting team, we work across disciplines – medical professionals and economists, health specialists, psychologists and sociologists, pharmacists, mathematicians and philosophers. Creative ideas derive from this diversity. These ideas lead to new solutions for you specific problem.
For some tasks we integrate external competence leaders with scientific or clinical expertise in our advisory team. This way, we can guarantee that we are always up-to-date with our knowledge in order to solve your strategic questions.

Our team is dedicated to a high-level of commitment and personal effort to achieve individual solutions.

Prof. Matthias P. Schönermark M.D., Ph.D.

Professor Matthias P. Schönermark has been lecturing at the Hanover Medical School as a Professor of Management and teaching as a guest lecturer at various international universities and business schools since 2001.
The qualified Head and Neck Surgeon began his career in the field of strategy consulting at the Boston Consulting Group and as Associate Director at A.T. Kearney. In 2005 he founded the management consulting firm SKC together with Heike Kielhorn-Schönermark.
A key focus of his activities is the question of leadership as a strategic resource. Professsor Schönermark served on the board of directors at the NeuroLeadership Institute.

Heike Kielhorn-Schönermark, MBA

Heike Kielhorn-Schönermark studied business administration in Bayreuth. Before and throughout her studies, she worked as a trainee and later as an industrial clerk at the Siemens AG headquarter and at KPMG, among other places in Munich, Berlin and New York.
After graduating she entered the field of economic auditing and corporate financial consulting at KPMG in Munich. Later on, she also worked in Hamburg. After working for HypoConsult in the area of transactional M&A consulting for a while, she joined the international strategy consulting firm The Boston Consulting Group in 1999. During this time she worked in Hamburg, Amsterdam, Paris and London. In her subsequent position as the Director of Corporate Development of a medium-sized stock company in the biotechnology industry she gained extensive knowledge about medicine startup companies. Heike Kielhorn founded SKC consulting together with Professor Matthias Schönermark in 2005. She has been managing partner since then.

The Team

Managing Directors

Matthias P. Schönermark
Founder and Managing Director

Heike Kielhorn-Schönermark
Founder and Managing Director