Dr. habil. Eberhard Schnebel

Ethical Advisor. Frankfurt Big Data Lab, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.

Eberhard Schnebel is a philosopher, economist and theologian. He received his PhD in 1995 from the Faculty of Theology of the LMU in Munich and his habilitation in 2013 at the Faculty of Philosophy of the LMU. His work combines Theory of Action, System-Theory and Ethics as foundations for responsibility in business and management.

Eberhard Schnebel is teaching Business Ethics at Goethe University in Frankfurt since 2013. Since 2016 he is developing “Digital Ethics” to integrate ethical communication structures into design processes of digitization and Artificial Intelligence.

He is a member of the Executive Committee of the “European Business Ethics Network” (EBEN). This network is engaged in the establishment of a common European understanding of ethics as prerequisite for a converging European economy.

Eberhard Schnebel works full-time at Commerzbank AG, Group Risk Management, where he led the project “Data Ethics / Digital Ethics” to establish aspects of corporate ethics regarding digitalization, Big Data and AI in the financial industry. Prior to that, he led the project “Business Ethics and Finance Ethics” to introduce ethics as a tool for increasing management efficiency and accountability.