Dirk Hunstein, Dr. rer. medic, Diploma in Nursing Economics, RN, Managing Partner of ePA-CC GmbH. After training as a nurse and working in the field of haemato-oncology, he has held various positions as EFQM assessor up to head of nursing research/development and later quality management at the Dr.-Horst-Schmidt-Kliniken HSK in Wiesbaden. Accompanying this, he has repeatedly worked as an expert for the German Nursing Council, the Federal Ministry of Health, the German Advisory Board on Gerontology and as a referee on the Board of Consultants of the magazine "Pflege". Also teaching activities at the FH St. Gallen, the Frankfurt University and the University of Witten/Herdecke.