Joachim Kayser is one of the foremost experts in top management and board compensation in the German, Austrian and Swiss markets. He draws on more than 35 years of experience in international HR management, gained in both industry and consulting.

He began his professional career in the HR division of a major bank, where he was ultimately in charge of training and professional development. In 1991 he moved to the world's largest logistics company, where he held global responsibility in HR Top Executive Management. In 2009 he became Partner in a consulting firm, and in 2010, together with other senior experts, he founded the independent performance management and compensation consulting specialist hkp/// group.

Joachim Kayser's consulting work focuses on compensation systems and compensation levels for executive and supervisory board members, supporting family-run companies in their HR activities, helping companies set up HR and compensation systems in line with the requirements of the capital market prior to IPO and advising on modern pension systems as well as sloping sales incentive schemes to improve performance.