Peter Trümmel is a PhD student at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (Faculty of Economics and Management), working at the Centre for Family Business Management. Previously, he was a research assistant at Fraunhofer-Institute for Production Systems and Technology Design in Berlin, DE. He obtained his Master of Science in Global Management at Jönköping International Business School in Sweden. During his studies he made exchange experience at Sun Yat-sen University’s Lingnan College in China. His research focuses on the intergenerational dynamics within business families and how they build, shape, and transfer their legacy.