Sascha Spoun is the President of Leuphana University since 2006, and a Guest Professor of University Management at University of St. Gallen. He is an economist and political scientist, trained at universities in Switzerland, France, Germany, and the US. His research interests are in change in public organizations and higher education.
He was part of the full-time faculty at the University of St. Gallen for six years and led a curriculum reform establishing new bachelor's and master's programs. He has published several books, including Studienziel Persönlichkeit (Campus) and Erfolgreich Studieren (Pearson).