Prof. Dr. Michael Schmitt, CFA


Michael Schmitt received his PhD in 2012 from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. Following to a professorship at Hochschule für Internationales Management Heidelberg, he is now a Professor of Financial Management at ISM – International School of Management in Frankfurt. The ISM has campuses in Dortmund, Frankfurt/Main, Munich, Hamburg, Cologne and Stuttgart.

Michael’s research interest focuses on mergers and acquisitions as well as sustainability issues in finance. He has published in leading international journals and is a reviewer for the journal Business Research. Further, he is the coordinator for the United Nation’s Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative at ISM.

Prior to his academic career Prof Schmitt has worked for PwC, KPMG as well as private bank Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. He is a CFA Charterholder since 2002.

Prof. Dr. Michael Schmitt is an active member of the German Advocacy Committee.

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