Claus Gielisch, who holds a degree in law, joined the company management in 1986. He managed the company together with his father, Carl Gielisch until 1990, when he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer. At the operational business level, Claus Gielisch handles fine-art claims in his capacity as a publicly appointed and sworn expert in the assessment and evaluation of damages to contemporary art objects. He assesses damages to art works for clients in the insurance industry around the world. Engaging in arts and cultural activities also forms part of his private life.