He has supported companies in a number of special situations, in particular in reputation protection and the communication of restructuring measures.
Before joining Kekst CNC, he worked for a geopolitical consulting firm and in the in-house consulting division of a DAX company.
Philip Schaar studied International Relations (BSc) at the London School of Economics (LSE). He also holds a joint-degree in International Management from ESADE Business School and the University of Sydney (MSc).
Q&A with Philip
Take the most interesting project you have worked on recently: Why was it interesting?
A mandate, in which the public judgment seemed to already have been established. At second sight, however, the subject matter was much more nuanced.
What advice do you have for aspiring Communications professionals?
Keep it short and simple.
What do you like most about CNC?
The variety of mandates and exposure to market-moving events.
What careers advice would you give to your younger self?
"The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool” – (Richard Feynman)
What is the most exciting city you’ve ever been to?
Difficult to pick one, but that will have to be between Beijing, Tokyo and Sydney.