A small team runs the daily business and operations of the Indo-German Centre for Business Excellence. It consists of Dr. Matthias Catón, Deputy Chairman and Executive Director of the IGC, and Saska Hayre, Project Manager.
Dr. Catón is the Director of Corporate Development at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. Before taking up his current role in October 2019, he served as Programme Director for the School’s Bachelor (BSc) in Business Administration for over eight years.
A political scientist by training, he has held international positions in various organizations, including academia, an intergovernmental organization, and the World Economic Forum. He is the founder and president of Professional Speakers Frankfurt, an association for advanced speakers in Frankfurt, the Rhine-Main metropolitan region, and beyond.
Saska Hayre is a Project Manager for both the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management Corporate Development team and Indo-German Centre. She graduated with an MSc International Development in 2016 and has since taken up roles within the Higher Education landscape in the U.K. and Germany. Her previous roles have allowed her to travel frequently within Europe, the Middle East and Central Asian regions; thus expanding her intercultural experiences.