Prof. Dr. Christina E. Bannier
 
 

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Christina E. Bannier, Professor of Banking & Finance (BWL VI), Justus-Liebig-University Giessen

Director of the Sustainable Governance Lab


EXPERTISE

Sustainable finance and strategy

Corporate social responsibility

Compliance

Management compensation

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Supervisory Positions

Clearstream Banking AG, Member of the Supervisory Board, Member of the Remuneration Committee, 2018 - today

 

Political Advisory Services 

Member of the Expert Group “Sustainable Finance”, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, 2019, 2020

Member of the Advisory Council to the Hessian Ministry of Economics, Transport, Urban and Regional Development, 2012-2015 

Member of the Advisory Council to the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2011-2013

 

Business Collaborations (Selection) 

Member of the Management Board of Deutsche Vereinigung für Finanzanalyse und Asset Management (DVFA), 2021 - today

Member of the Working Group "Leitlinien für eine nachhaltige Vorstandsvergütung", 2020 - today

Member of the Advisory Council of Frankfurt Institute of Risk Management and Regulation (FIRM), 2020 - today

Member of the DVFA-Committee “Governance & Stewardship”, Deutsche Vereinigung für Finanzanalyse und Asset Management, 2019 - today

Cooperation with Private Equity Forum at Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, 2017 - today

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, Project “The role of S&P’s ratings in Lehman’s failure”, 2015

Joint case study “Corporate valuation” with Joe Kaeser, CFO Siemens AG, 2011 and 2012

 

EMPLOYMENT

Professor of Banking & Finance, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, 2016 – today

Lecturer, Institute for Law and Finance, Goethe-University Frankfurt, 2016 - today

Professor of Corporate Finance, Gutenberg-University Mainz, 2013-2016

Head of Finance Department, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, 2011-2013

Professor of Corporate Finance, Commerzbank Endowed Chair of SME-Finance, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, 2007-2013

Interim-Professor of Financial Market Theory, Leibniz-University Hannover, 2006-2007

Assistant Professor of Finance, Goethe-University Frankfurt, 2002-2006

Research Assistant, Center for Financial Studies, Goethe-University Frankfurt, 2002

Research Assistant, University of Kassel, 1999-2002

 

EDUCATION

Habilitation, Goethe-University Frankfurt, 2006

PhD (Dr. rer. pol.), Kassel-University, 2002

Diplom, Liebig-University Gießen, 1999


RESEARCH VISITS 

Visiting Researcher, Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia, 2008

Visiting Scholar, San Diego State University, USA, 2002

Visiting Scholar, Financial Markets Group, London School of Economics, UK, 2001, 2000

 

FELLOWSHIPS

Research Fellow, Center for Financial Studies, Goethe-University Frankfurt, 2013-present             

 

SERVICES TO ACADEMIA (Selection)

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Business Economics, Springer, 2016-today

Head of Research Network ”Behavioral and Social Finance & Accounting“, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, 2017 – today 

Director of the Graduate Center “Gießener Graduiertenzentrum Sozial-, Wirtschafts- und Rechtswissenschaften” Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, 2018 – today

Secretary of the ECB-CFS Research Network “Capital Markets and Financial Integration in Europe”, 2002-2004 

Ad-hoc referee for American Economic Review, Review of Financial Studies, European Economic Review, Journal of Banking and Finance, Review of Finance, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, International Journal of Central Banking, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Review of International Economics, Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft 


HONORS AND GRANTS (Selection)

Top 10% of authors on SSRN by downloads, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

Research grant, German Central Bank, Project “Liquidity Preferences across the Generations”, 2019

Research grant, Frankfurt Institute for Risk Management and Regulation, Project “Credit Risk and Repayment Behavior in a Digital Era”, 2018

Research grant, Sparkassen-Wissenschaftsförderung, Project: “Financial Competency and Sustainable Investing“, 2016

Financial Times Professor of the Week, November 2011

Research grant, Frankfurt Institute for Risk Management and Regulation, Project: “Credit Ratings and their Effect on Financial Market Stability “, 2010

FMPM Best Paper Award, 2008

Best Paper Award, 13th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association, 2006

SWX Best Paper Award, 7th Conference of the Swiss Society for Financial Market Research, 2004

PhD-Scholarship, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, 2000-2001 

 

CONFERENCE TALKS (Selection)

Midwest Finance Association, Annual Meeting, 2020

American Finance Association, Annual Meeting, 2020

Behavioural Finance Working Group Conference, Queen Mary University, London, 2019

Campus for Finance, WHU, Vallendar, 2008, 2007

Econometric Society, European Annual Meeting, 2003, 2002, 2001

European Economic Association, Annual Meeting, 2012, 2011, 2006, 2005, 2001

European Financial Management Association, Annual Meeting, 2019, 2011

Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS) Conference, Shanghai, 2006

Financial Management Association, European Meeting, 2020

German Finance Association, Annual Meeting, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2012, 2011, 2007, 2006, 2005

German Economic Association of Business Administration, Annual Meeting, Frankfurt, 2010

GRETA Associati, C.R.E.D.I.T. 2007 Conference, Venice, 2007

SGF Conference, Zürich, 2007, 2006, 2004

Symposium “Finance, Banking and Insurance”, University of Karlsruhe, 2005

Verein für Socialpolitik, Annual Meeting, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2002

 

TEACHING

Advanced Corporate Finance (PhD)

Risk Management (Executive education, Master)

Accounting (Post-graduate education, Master)

Sustainable Business - Strategy, Governance & Finance (Master)

Applied Corporate Finance (Master)

Empirical Banking & Finance (Master)

Banking (Bachelor)

Corporate Finance (Bachelor)

Finance (Bachelor)

 

MEDIA (Selection)

Süddeutsche Zeitung, „Große blinde Flecken“, 22.03.2021

Börsenzeitung, "DVFA stellt Nachholbedarf in der Governance fest", 09.12.2020

HV-Magazin, „Wie sieht die HV der Zukunft aus – Experteninterview“, 12.10.2020 

Börsenzeitung, „Gesetzgeber muss Aktionärsrechte in der virtuellen HV sichern“, 25.09.2020 

Institutional-money, DVFA über den Lohn guter Governance, 11.09.2020 

Börsenzeitung, „Eine gute Governance senkt die Risiken“, 11.09.2020 

HR Info, Interview, 02.07.2020 

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, „Der blinde Fleck der BaFin“, 01.07.2020 

Handelsblatt, „Der Kampf um den guten Ruf“, 17.06.2020 

ComplianceChannel-TV, „Doing safe by doing good“, Podcast, 09.06.2020 

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung „Wirecard in der Krise“, 29.05.2020 

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung „Die virtuelle Hauptversammlung hat Chancen und Risiken“, 15.04.2020 

Börsenzeitung „Nachhaltigkeitsrisiken aus Sicht des Aufsichtsrats“, 17.01.2020

Börsenzeitung “Kleine Asset Manager müssen sich umstellen”, 24.09.2019

Project M, „Quantitative easing doesn’t reach the needy“, 20.05.2015

The Wall Street Journal, “Deutschland spart sich kaputt”, 29.06.2013

Handelsblatt, “Betriebswirte im Porträt: Die Frankfurter Finanzprofessorin Christina Bannier erforscht die Wirkungen von Informationen auf Finanzmärkten”, 18.11.2012

HR Info, 25.05.2012

Deutschland Funk, 30.04.2010

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, “Mittelstand will endlich Reformen”, 12.10.2009

Handelsblatt, “Lieferantenkredit oft teurer als Geld von der Bank”, 23.01.2009

Financial Times Deutschland, “Banken knausern mit Firmenkrediten”, 06.12.2009

Süddeutsche Zeitung, “Streit um Rating Reform”, 07.06.2008

CNBC Live Interview, Europe Tonight, 08.04.2008

Financial Times Deutschland, “Kontrolleure am Pranger”, 11.08.2007

 

LANGUAGES

German: native

English: fluent

French: basic