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Prof. Jörg Rocholl, PhD

Prof. Jörg Rocholl, Ph.D. is president of ESMT Berlin, vice-chair of the advisory board to the German Federal Ministry of Finance and vice-chair of the Verein für Socialpolitik (German Economic Association). In addition, Jörg is research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), research member of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), research professor at the ifo Institute, chair of the scientific advisory board of the Research Database and Service Center (FDSZ) of Deutsche Bundesbank, vice-chair of the economic advisory board of Deutsche Welle, and member of the scientific advisory board of DIW Berlin. He was both Lamfalussy and Duisenberg Fellow of the European Central Bank. Jörg graduated from Witten/Herdecke University, where he earned a degree in economics (with honors). After completing his PhD at Columbia University in New York, he was named assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has researched and taught at ESMT since 2007 and was appointed president of ESMT in 2011. From 2010 until 2019, he held the EY Chair in Governance and Compliance. His research has been published in leading academic journals.