Dr. Philip J. Klinken

Dr. Philip J. Klinken

Baker Tilly Unternehmensberatung GmbH
Cecilienallee 6-7
40474 Dusseldorf
Phone: +49 211 6901-1126
Mobile: +49 172 8375074

Professional Education

  • Doctorate at the University of Witten/Herdecke at the Witten Family Business Institute
  • Master in Managament at the University of Witten/Herdecke
  • Bachelor in Logistics Management at the European University of Applied Science / Dublin Business School
  • Management Assistant for Freight Forwarding and Logistic Services (IHK)

Previous professional positions

  • Rhenus Port Logistics GmbH

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Process optimization, Target-Operating-Model (TOM) and Performance Improvement
  • (Multi-)Project Planning and Management
  • Digital Transformation
  • Accounting and Controlling Excellence
  • Working Capital Management
  • Business Intelligence and Reporting
  • (Financial) Supply Chain Management and Planning
  • ERP Selection, Implementation and Customizing

Key industries/Sectors

  • Automotive
  • Transport, Logistic & Touristic
  • Energy
  • Plant Engineering
  • Family Businesses

Selected Publications

  • The Influence of Personality Traits and Motives on Family Business Succession, University Witten/Herdecke


  • PRINCE2 Project Management Certificate
  • Plex (ERP) Accredited Specialist (PAS)