Thomas von Oehsen serves as Head of Research for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland at Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). He is also a member of the ISS Global Policy Board that is responsible for the formulation and application of ISS’ proxy voting guidelines. In addition, Thomas is a regular speaker and panelist on corporate governance topics in the German-speaking region and beyond. After joining the company in 2006, Thomas initially worked in the D.C. Area of the United States and is now based in Berlin, Germany. Prior to his current role, Thomas, inter alia, worked with the financial services unit of the former DaimlerChrysler AG in Melbourne, Australia and Berlin. He is a fully qualified lawyer with a degree from the Free University of Berlin and holds a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in German corporate governance.