Heinz Zimmermann
Prof. DSc (Econ)

Education and professional experience
2009 Member of Board of Directors Viollier AG
2008 Member of the board, Versicherung der Schweizer Ärzte, Bern
2006 Member of the board, ITAG Internationale Treuhand AG, Basel
2005 Honory Member, Swiss Finance Association (Gesellschaft für Finanzmarktforschung)
2004 Dean, Faculty of Economics and Management and Chairman, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Zentrum (WWZ), Universität Basel
2001 Professor (Ordinarius) of Finance, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Zentrum (WWZ), Universität Basel
2001 Chair for International Corporate Finance, Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management, Vallendar
1990 Professor (Ordinarius) of Economics and Finance, Universität St. Gallen
1990 Managing Director, Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance, Universität St. Gallen
1989 Tenured associate professor (Extraordinarius) of Economics and Finance, Universität St. Gallen
1989 "Latsis-Award" for research on option pricing, awarded by Latsis Foundation and Universität St. Gallen
1989 Assistant professor, Economics and Finances (Venia Legendi), Universität St. Gallen
1986 Assistant professor of Economics, Universität St. Gallen
1985 Research Fellow, Swiss National Science Foundation, Dept. of Economics, M.I.T., Cambridge USA
1985 Doctorate in Economics (Dr. rer. pol.), Universität Bern
1982 Research assistant, Institute of Economics, Dept. of Econometrics, Universität Bern
1981 Master in Economics and Business Administration (lic. rer. pol.; magna cum laude), Universität Bern
Main professional interests
  • Empirical finance
  • Implementation of quantitative investment tools