Prof. Dr. Uwe Walz
Uwe Walz received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Tuebingen in 1991 and completed his habilitation at the University of Mannheim in 1995. Prior to joining the faculty of Goethe University in October 2002 he was a Professor of Economics at the University of Bochum (1995-1997) and at the University of Tuebingen (1997-2002). Furthermore, he was a visiting research fellow at the London School of Economics and at the University of California, Berkeley.
Currently, he is Dean of Studies of the Faculty 02 and Deputy Scientific Director of the Leibniz Institute SAFE (Sustainable Architecture of Finance in Europe) at the Goethe University Frankfurt. His current main research areas include private equity, start-up and growth finance, and innovation economics.