Jörg Rocholl is the president of ESMT and the Deutsche Bank professor in sustainable finance. He is the chair of the advisory board to the German Federal Ministry of Finance and the chair of the steering committee of the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM). Rocholl is a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and a research member at the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI).
Rocholl holds a PhD in finance and economics and an MPhil from Columbia Business School as well as a “Diplom-Ökonom mit Auszeichnung” (economics degree with distinction) from Witten/Herdecke University in Germany.
As a researcher, Rocholl’s interests are in sustainable finance, corporate finance, corporate governance, financial intermediation, and central banking. His research has been published in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies and has been reported in leading international media.
Rocholl is a research professor at the Ifo Institute in Munich, the vice chair of the economic advisory board of Deutsche Welle, a council member of the Virchow Foundation for Global Health, and a member of the sustainability advisory council of Deutsche Post DHL Group. He worked with Boston Consulting Group in Frankfurt and London and Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt and New York.