Associate Professor of Finance and Director of Enterprise, ICMA Centre, Henley Business School; Senior Academic Fellow, United Nations supported Principles for Responsible Investment

Dr. Andreas G. F. Hoepner

Dr. Andreas G. F. Hoepner is an Associate Professor of Finance at the ICMA Centre of Henley Business School. He is currently also serving as the Senior Academic Fellow to the United Nations supported Principles for Responsible Investment (since January 2014 having served as Academic Fellow since September 2009) and as Senior Associate to the University of Cambridge’s Programme for Sustainability Leadership (since June 2013). He received his PhD from St Andrews in June 2010, where he was on faculty from February 2009 to September 2013 and built up the Centre for Responsible Banking and Finance as its Deputy Director since November 2011. He is also founding partner of KPX, founding co-director of a social enterprise (Sociovestix Labs) and founding president of a charity (ReFine Research) that gives social reporting awards to pension funds worldwide.

Dr. Hoepner’s research has won several awards including a 2012 Academy of Management Best Paper Proceeding, a 2010 PRI Academic Research Award, and 2011 and 2012 PRI/FIR Research Grant Awards. He publishes interdisciplinary in journals such as Ecological Economics, European Journal of Finance and Journal of Business Ethics. He is co-editor of the Cambridge Handbook of Institutional Investment and Fiduciary Duty which displays contributions from dozens of highly regarded academics and professionals including a foreword from former US. Vice President Al Gore. Besides these academic honours, Dr. Hoepner has presented professionally relevant insights from his research to many international organisations such as Allianz Global Investors, AXA, Bloomberg, China Industrial Bank, China Securities Regulatory Commission, Deutsche Bank, Generation Investment, Hermes, IFC, MSCI, Nordea, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Scottish Widows, Shanghai Pudong Development Bank or United Nations Global Compact. His presentations and interviews have been translated into Chinese, Danish, French, German and Japanese.

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