Profile: Thomas Osburg

Thomas_Osburg.jpgDr. Thomas Osburg is Director Europe – Corporate Affairs for Intel Corp., responsible for the Strategic Design and Implementation of Intel’s CSR programs in Europe. Thomas and his team are mainly working closely with National Governments, Ministries, NGO’s, NPO´s and the European Union.

Thomas holds a Ph. D. (Dr.rer.pol.) degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Leibniz University of Hannover (Germany). After his graduation, he held several Management positions in the area of International Management and Marketing, CSR, Education and Research at Texas Instruments, Autodesk and Intel (joined in 2006), living in France, the U.S. and Germany. Until 2005, Thomas was Director Education at Texas Instruments for the Pacific Markets and thus managing the expansion of CSR and Educational programs into China, Korea, Japan, Australia and South America.

In January 2009, Thomas got elected as Speaker for the influential German CSR Organization “UPJ”, since November 2009 he is also Research Fellow of the Center for Corporate Citizenship, lead by Prof. Dr. André Habisch at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt. He is engaged in several committees and elected member of boards, such as foundations and Public Private Partnerships and a reviewer of Scientific Papers, i.e. for the European Marketing Academy, on Management, Marketing and CSR topics.