Carsten Tams is founder and CEO of Emagence, LLC, a New York consultancy. He holds appointments at research and educational institutions in the field of organisational ethics. Carsten serves on the board of advisors at the Hoffman Center for Business Ethics at Bentley University, as senior advisor at the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI), and as fellow at the Aspen Institute Business & Society Program.
In his role at ECI, Carsten has trained executives from around the world on the essentials of high-performing ethics & compliance (E&C) programs, as instructor for ECI's Leadership Professional in Ethics & Compliance certification program.
Carsten has 15 years of experience in advising world-class organisations (UNESCO, Green Climate Fund, Alexion, Harvard, General Electric, Volkswagen, Bertelsmann) on high-quality E&C programs. In his advisory work, Carsten combines insights from interdisciplinary human sciences to design E&C programs aimed at producing superior employee engagement and impact.