Directors of the Certified Financial Modeler

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Curriculum Vitae

  • Date of Birth: 19 September 1968 in Stuttgart
  • Academic Education: Eberhard Karls-University, Tübingen. Degrees in business and law as well as participation in the MBA program at Kenan-Flagler Business School (USA)
  • Doctoral Studies: Doctorate in business (1995) and law (1998)
  • Professorship: Professor in international finance at Munich University since 2010 and adjunct professor at the University of Louisville since 2004
  • Supervisory Board: member of the supervisory board of several companies
  • Transaction Experience: Joachim Häcker has more than 10 years of experience as an advisor in the field of corporate finance. As Vice President for Rothschild in London and Frankfurt, Dr. Häcker conducted numerous corporate finance transactions between 2000 and 2003. Previously Dr. Häcker worked for Sal. Oppenheim (1998 - 1999) as an associate and for PricewaterhouseCoopers (1996 – 1997) as an analyst.
  • Literature: Joachim Häcker is the author of several reference volumes in the fields of corporate finance and investment banking
  • GICF: Joachim Häcker is director of the German Institute of Corporate Finance (GICF)
  • Languages: German (native speaker); English (fluent); French (very good); Spanish (good); Italian (basic knowledge); Russian (basic knowledge)  
  • Hobbies: Ironman (14x finisher); composition (Piano)

Curriculum Vitae

  • Date of Birth: 17 April 1968 in Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • Academic Education: Eberhard-Karls-Universität, Tübingen, degree in international economics
  • Doctoral Studies: economics at Eberhard-Karls-Universität, Tübingen (1996) and science at the University of Stuttgart (1999)
  • Professorship: since 2004 professor for corporate finance and director of the European School of Finance (ESF) at Nürtingen-Geislingen University (HfWU)
  • Transaction Experience: Dietmar Ernst holds more than 20 years of experience as an advisor in corporate finance and internationalization and has completed numerous corporate finance transactions. After his studies, he worked with several renowned banks and private equity companies. By means of his work as a project leader in Mergers & Acquisitions at Landesbank Baden-Württemberg and as an investment banker with Süd Private Equity, Dietmar Ernst acquired a diversified knowledge in the areas of financial transaction and financial advisory
  • Awards: Professor of the Year 2008 in Germany
  • Literature: Dietmar Ernst authored several books of reference in company valuation, corporate finance and derivatives
  • GICF: Dietmar Ernst is director of the German Institute of Corporate Finance (GICF)
  • Languages: German (native speaker), English (fluent), Russian (very good), Latin (good)
  • Hobbies: judo (5th Dan), opera, travelling and spending time with the family