CV/Professional

Academic Positions

  • University of Southern Denmark
  • Assistant Professor of Finance
  • 09/2017–present
  • HKUST Business School
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance
  • 09/2016–06/2017
  • LMU Munich
  • Juniorprofessor (Assistant Professor) of Empirical Corporate Finance
  • 10/2012–08/2017
  • UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • Visiting Scholar
  • 02/2013–02/2014
  • LMU Munich
  • Post-Doc
  • 07/2011–09/2012
  • HKUST Business School
  • Visiting Scholar
  • 11/2009–01/2010

Education

  • LMU Munich
  • Doctoral Degree in Finance (Dr. oec. publ.)
  • 09/2006–06/2011
  • University of York
  • Master of Science in Economics
  • 10/2005–08/2006
  • University of Osnabrück
  • Master Degree in Management (Diplom-Kaufmann)
  • 10/2000–09/2005

Further Professional Experience

Expert Witness

Topics: Firm valuation, asset management, measuring business interruption losses, executive stock option valuation, swap valuation, currency option valuation, loan valuation, closed-end fund valuation, 2013-today.

Academic Mentoring

EXIST Business Start-up Grant (Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy), Academic Mentor for Project “ProfessionalWealthPilot”, a Software for Digitizing the Wealth Management Industry, € 130,000, 2016–2017.

EXIST Business Start-up Grant (Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy), Academic Mentor for Project “FairAssetCredit”, a Digital Marketplace for the Credit Industry, € 125,700, 2015–2016.

Industry

  • risklab germany GmbH (Allianz Global Investors), Munich
  • Doctoral Internship (Financial Engineering), 09/2008–10/2008
  • Replication of RFS paper by Cocco, Gomes, and Maenhout on life cycle portfolio choice decisions that served as a basis for the strategic asset allocation of several investment funds for the US market.