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About me

I am President of the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and Professor of Finance,

Before taking office as President, I served as Dean of the School of Finance of the University of St.Gallen, Director of the Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance, Academic Director of HSG’s master program in banking and finance and chairman and member of several governing boards of university institutes.

My main research interests are in the areas of derivative securities, asset management, financial markets, and risk management.

I am currently chairman of Neue Bank AG and a board member of St.Gallen Kantonalbank AG, I am resigning from those commitments in April 20024 because of my new role as President of the University of St.Gallen.

In the past, I was a visiting professor at New York University and University of California-Berkeley. I have obtained my Ph.D. in Finance from the University of St. Gallen and a M.Sc. in Computer Science from Simon Fraser University (Canada).


Prof. Dr. Manuel Ammann
President’s Office
University of St.Gallen
Dufourstrasse 48, 9000 St.Gallen

Tel.: +41-71-224-2209
Email: manuel dot ammann at unisg dot ch