Dirk Meissner joined IBN Consulting in April 1998. In May 2001, Dirk was appointed director of IBN. In 2003 he established the IBN office in Stellenbosch.

He studied Business Management in Mannheim (Germany) and wrote his Master thesis in 1992 in co-operation with Mercedes-Benz AG, Stuttgart.

Previous professional experience includes work in the Marketing Department of Hewlett-Packard in Germany (Böblingen) and South Africa (Johannesburg and Cape Town) as well as with Fichtner Consulting Engineers (Stuttgart) and Development Strategies International (Cape Town).

Dirk Meissner also enjoyed the opportunity to lecture at several educational institutions in both Germany and South Africa (Universities of Stellenbosch and Cape Town).

He has successfully implemented numerous start-up businesses, especially in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry and is currently focussing on corporate clients, our M&A activities as well as Private Equity investments.