Short Bio


Education
I received a Ph.D. in Finance from the Universität St. Gallen (HSG). I hold an MSc. in Finance (2010/11) and a BSc. in Business and Law (2009) from the EBS European Business School (Oestrich-Winkel, Germany). Part of my studies were completed abroad at the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, the National University of Singapore (NUS), and New York University (NYU Stern).


Professional experience
I gained professional experience at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), where I worked as a research assistant (6 months) and (subsequently) a technical advisor (1+ year). Before pursuing my PhD, I spent several years with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants (RBSC). While there, I focused primarily on financial modelling and the restructuring of utility companies (following regulatory changes throughout Europe). I left as a senior consultant in order to pursue a full-time PhD.


Teaching
My experience includes work as a teaching assistant for the graduate courses "Financial Institutions" (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017) and "Financial Institutions Management" (2014, 2015 & 2016). I was furthermore involved in the courses "Monetary Policy and International Finance" and "Topics in Financial Intermediation" at the Bachelor's and PhD-level, respectively. During my time as a PhD student, I acted as co-supervisor for 12 Master and 4 Bachelor theses (all successful).


Personal
I hold both German and British citizenship. During my scholastic and professional careers, I have lived in the UK, Germany, the United States, Canada, and Switzerland (for several years at a time). In the course of my studies, I spent extensive time in Singapore, France, and Belgium. I am an avid hiker and enjoy cycling.