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Dr Moritz Wiesel

Moritz Wiesel

BA (Hons), MSc (Dist. in Dissertation), PhD

Recent graduate

Education

2012-2017

PhD, University of St Andrews, Scotland
Overall research agenda: ESG investing, socially responsible investment and behavioural finance

2009-2010

MSc (Hons) International Strategy and Economics, University of St Andrews, Scotland (Distinction in Dissertation) Title: "A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Electric Vehicle Market in the US"

2005-2008

BA (Hons) Management with Chinese Studies, University of Nottingham, England

Biography

Having completed his MSc at the University of St Andrews in 2010, Moritz co-founded and wrote the business plan for a biotechnology start-up in Berlin, Germany. In 2011 he joined the Centre for Responsible Banking and Finance; among other things Moritz was in charge of coordinating the organisation of events for the centre such as the ESG Finance week and the DHBW Lecture week. Moritz was a PhD candidate at the University of St Andrews School of Mangement focusing on psychological characteristics of socially responsible investment.

Research interests

Behavioral finance
Responsible investment
Psychology
Altruism
Institutional and social media
ESG investing
Carbon finance

Supervisors

Dr Kristian Myrseth
Professor Bert Scholtens

Awards

2012

School of Management PhD Studentship, University of St Andrews

School of Management Tuition Fee waiver, University of St Andrews

2011

EXIST Founding Scholarship (100.000 € to found a company)

4th at Science4life Venture Cup (Business plan contest)

3rd Business plan Contest Berlin Brandenburg

Other contact

Twitter: @mowiesel