Prof. Dr. Dr. Nils Oers Oermann (born 1973) is the Director of the Institute for Ethics and Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg, where he teaches Ethics with a focus on Business ethics and Sustainability. He is also a visiting Professor at the University of St. Gallen.
Additionally, Dr Oermann is Director of the Research Faculty ‘Religion, Politics and Economics’ at the Humboldt University of Berlin.
From 2004 until 2007 Oermann acted as personal consultant to President Dr. Horst Köhler, with whom he continues to work together. He has also become an advisor to the German Minister of Finance Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble since 2009.