Prof. Dr. Robert Nothhelfer
Robert has been a founding partner of NOCON since 2016. His advisory focus is on management, finance and accounting. He also holds a chair as professor of business administration at the University of applied sciences in Pforzheim, with focus on accounting and financial management. Before founding NOCON, he advised start-up companies with regards to financial and organisational tasks, e.g. SOLARKIOSK in Berlin. He is also an expert for the retail sector.
From 2004 to 2014, Robert held various positions in the commercial management of the Schwarz Group, including CFO of Lidl Germany. Before joining the Schwarz Group, he was Vice President of group reporting (projects and systems) at the Bertelsmann AG in Gütersloh. At the beginning of his career, he worked as auditor for the BDO Südwesttreuhand in Freiburg.
Robert has provided monitoring trustee services for the European Commission, the Competition and Markets Authority, the Federal Cartel Office and the Federal Competition Authority.
Robert has a German degree in economics and earned his doctorate in Organisational Studies at the Freiburg University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He has published many articles in trade journals, as well as text books.
In addition to his native language German, he is fluent in English.