Markus Pertl founded the Stern Stewart Institute in 1998 and heads the organization as Chairman.
Markus Pertl is Managing Partner of the consulting firm Stern Stewart & Co. GmbH. Beforehand, he worked for Stern Stewart & Co. in New York. He founded the Munich branch and built up the continental European business of Stern Stewart.
Markus Pertl is also a member of the advisory committee of the Global Leadership Foundation (GLF). The GLF, a union of former Heads of Government, promotes good governance – democratic institutions, open markets, human rights and the rule of law – and contributes to the prevention and resolution of conflict through mediation.
Mr. Pertl is a trustee of the Heerema Group, a leading international player in the offshore oil and gas construction industry.