Bernd Klöver

Managing Director

Bernd Klöver has been Managing Director of CHE Consult since 2018. He has been working in and with universities for over 35 years. He is particularly interested in higher education management and the implementation of suitable structure and process organizations for operations in the higher education sector.


  • Strategy and Organizational Development
  • Management Consulting
  • Management of Higher Education Operations
  • Financial Management and Budgeting
  • Higher Education & Research Law

Bernd Klöver studied law and embarked on a full-time career in higher education management at the University of Rostock. He then worked for more than 17 years in the capacity of Chancellor at various state and private universities, including more than ten years as chancellor at the HAW (University of Applied Sciences) Hamburg. As Spokesman for the Association of University Chancellors in Germany, he organized numerous national and international training and further education events. He also uses his professional experience and training in change management, as well as negotiation skills in his work as a lawyer with a focus on academic and public service law.