Jörg Rocholl has been the president of ESMT since July 2011. He joined ESMT in July of 2007 as an associate professor. In July 2010 he was promoted to professor. In September 2010 he was named as the associate dean of faculty and in April 2011, dean of faculty. Since September 2022 he is the Deutsche Bank professor in sustainable finance. Jörg holds both his PhD in Finance and Economics and his MPhil from Columbia Business School and received his “Diplom-Ökonom mit Auszeichnung” (Economics degree with distinction) from the Witten/Herdecke University in Germany.
Jörg’s research interests are in the areas of Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, and Financial Intermediation. His research has been accepted for publication in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies.