WHU General

New Assistant Professor of Finance

WHU appoints Dr. Simon Straumann

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is very pleased to announce that Dr. Simon Straumann will be joining the faculty as Assistant Professor of Finance as of June 1, 2021. The Appointment Commission considers it a great advantage that the postdoctoral researcher has already gained extensive teaching experience in various programs including Master and Executive Education. Furthermore, Dr. Straumann has gathered hands-on experience while working in the banking sector at UBS AG in Basel. Dr. Straumann is originally from Switzerland and his research interests concern financial intermediation, household finance and asset pricing.  

Simon Straumann earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Business and Economics at the University of Basel. He then continued his studies at St. Gallen School of Business, Law and Social Sciences (HSG), where he received his doctoral degree with highest honors in February 2020. Before starting at WHU, he worked as a lecturer and postdoctoral researcher at HSG.

WHU wishes Dr. Simon Straumann a great start as Assistant Professor of Finance!