• Research focuses

    • Risk Management
    • Regulation of banks
    • Credit Business
    • Bank Calculation
  • Education

    1988
    Habilitation and venia legendi in Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Management at the University of Karlsruhe
    1985
    Doctoral degree (Dr. rer. pol.) at the Faculty of Economics and Management at the University of Karlsruhe
    1982- 1983
    Studies in Economics at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    1982
    University degree in Industrial Engineering and Management (Diplom) at University of Karlsruhe
    1977- 1982
    Studies in Industrial Engineering and Management with focus on Operations Research/Computer Science at University of Karlsruhe
  • Positions

    2013
    Visiting Scholar, Fox School of Business, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA
    2004- 2005
    Visiting Professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    2001
    Visiting Professor at University of Calgary, Canada
    1997- 1999
    Dean and Deputy Dean at Münster School of Business and Economics, University of Münster
    since 1994
    Professor of Business Administration in Banks and Director of the Institute of Banking at University of Münster
    1992
    Visiting Professor at University of Graz, Austria
    1990- 1994
    Professor of Economics at University of Siegen
    1988- 1990
    Head of Department for academic relations, controlling, and strategic planning at FIDUCIA IT AG, Karlsruhe
    1986- 1988
    Internal consultant for business administration at Landeskreditbank Baden-Württemberg, Karlsruhe
    1983- 1988
    Research Assistant at the Department of Economic Theory and Operations Research at the University of Karlsruhe
  • External functions

    since 2019
    Stellvertretender Vorsitzender des Ausschusses für Unternehmenstheorie des Vereins für Socialpolitik
    2016- 2017
    Mitglied des Präsidiums der Nordrhein-Westfälischen Akademie der Wissenschaften und Künste
    since 2011
    Stellvertretender Vorsitzender des Kuratoriums der Wissenschaftsförderung der Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe
    2011- 2014
    Mitglied des Vorstandes der Wissenschaftsförderung der Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe
    since 2010
    Co-chairman of the working group on strategic planning and management accounting in banks of the Schmalenbach Society for Management
    2009
    Chairman of the German Academic Association for Business Research
    since 2008
    Mitglied des Beirates des UniCredit Group-Stiftungsfonds in memoriam Giovanna Crivelli (vormals HVB-Stiftungsfonds)
    2008
    Stellvertretender Vorsitzender der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Finanzwirtschaft
    2007- 2010
    Member of the executive committee of the German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB)
    2006- 2009
    Mitglied des Präsidiums der Nordrhein-Westfälischen Akademie der Wissenschaften und Künste
    since 2004
    Federführender Vertrauensdozent der Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
    2004- 2007
    Schatzmeister der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Finanzwirtschaft
    since 1999
    Member of the North Rhine-Westphalien Academy of Science and Art
    1998- 2004
    Mitglied des Oliver Wyman Institute
  • Appointments

    2005
    Call to University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (declined)
    1998
    Call to University of Zurich, Switzerland (declined)
    1993
    Ruf an die Universität Innsbruck, Österreich (abgelehnt)
    1992
    Ruf an die Universität Osnabrück (abgelehnt)