Since more than 35 years Anselm Elles is acting as a highly qualified management consultant within the German and European Agribusiness. After his studies in Agricultural Science in Belgium and Germany he worked as a consultant at the Landbouw Economisch Instituut, Den Haag. In 1989 he joined the AFC Consulting Group AG in Bonn, where he is inter alia responsible as Managing Director for the AFC Personalberatung Executive Search GmbH, a leading consulting company in the field of recruitment of personell and employer branding within agribusiness food, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and FMCG industry and retail trade. He is editor and author of numerous publications and key note speaker at forums. Since beginning of the nineties he has continuously been working in developing projects in Eastern-Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia. He initiated the foundation of the Institute for sustainable Management e.V. (ifnm), a non-profit organization.