Prof. Dr. Rainer Elschen

Prof. Dr. Rainer Elschen

  • Professor (emer.) for Business Administration at the University of Duisburg Essen, Chair of Finance and Banking
  • Studies of Economics at the University of Bochum
  • Doctorate 1981, postdoctoral lecturing qualification with Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c.mult. Dieter Schneider
  • Professorships (assumed calls) at universities:
    • Duisburg (Business Taxation, 1989-1993)
    • RWTH Aachen University (Finance and Taxes 1993)
    • Halle-Wittenberg (Business Management and Corporate Taxation, 1993-1997)
    • Wuppertal (Finance and Company Taxation, 1997-1998)
    • Essen, Duisburg-Essen (Finance and Banks 1998-2017)
  • Further calls rejected:
    • Study leader of the VWA Essen (since 1998)
    • Member of the board of directors of the VWAen Association (2015 – 2017)
    • Founding senator of the University of Economics and Management, FOM (1992-1993)
    • Member of the FOM Research Advisory Board (since 2015)
    • Director of the European Center for Financial Services, ECFS (since 1998)
    • Practical experience: Founder, member of the supervisory board and chairman of several companies, especially in the IT sector
    • Focal points: Market trends for the banking and finance industry, in particular FinTechs; turnaround, restructuring, and corporate development; Executive Board compensation