Prof. Dr. Rainer Sibbel
has held the Chair for International Health Management at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management since 2004. He is the Academic Director of the MBA – International Healthcare Management programme and head of the Institute for International Health Management. From 1987 to 1993, studies of mathematics at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany. Subsequently, from 1993 to 1999, research assistant at the Institute of Industrial and Health Care Management, University of Münster, Germany. In 1997, awarded a degree as Doctor of Business Administration. From 1999 to 2004, postdoctoral research assistant at the Chair for Operations Management, University of Bayreuth, Germany. January 2004, Habilitation (qualification for rank as professor; topic: Capacity Planning and Organisation for Interactive Services in Hospitals). In March 2004, visiting professor at Shanghai International Studies University. Prof Sibbel is Member of the German Academic Association for Business Research, the Association for Operations Research (GOR), the International Health Economics Association and the International Hospital Federation (IHF). He has published extensively on healthcare and hospital management, privatization and performance management in the healthcare sector.