Bettina Palazzo is an expert in business ethics with extensive theoretical and practical experience. She was responsible for establishing the KPMG Business Ethics Practice in Germany and worked as a strategic management consultant for the St. Gallen Management Center. Since 2001 she has worked as an independent business ethics consultant. Her research on the intercultural differences between U.S. and German business ethics won the Max Weber Award for Business Ethics. In addition to her consulting work she teaches at the Ethics Center of the University of Zürich.