Morten Bennedsen is the André and Rosalie Hoffmann Chaired Professor of Family Enterprise, the Academic Director of the Wendel International Centre for Family Enterprise, co-chair of the Hoffmann research fond and Professor of Economics at INSEAD. Morten Bennedsen is a leading researcher in the area of family businesses and corporate governance and his work on succession and sustainability has been path breaking and widely cited in global media. He has published in top economics and finance journals such as Journal of Political Economics, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Financials Economics and Journal of Public Economics. He has served as an advisor to the Danish Ministry of Business in the area of family firms and succession politics. He has consulted for private equity funds, the Danish Ministry of Foreign affairs, the World Bank and many other firms and institutions.