The University of Aberdeen
Edward Wright Building S29
Professor Gerhard Kling holds a Chair in Finance at the University of Aberdeen. Before joining Aberdeen, he was a Professor of International Business and Management at SOAS University of London, a Professor of Finance at the University of Southampton and held academic posts in Strategy and Finance at UWE and Utrecht University. He worked as Practice Specialist in Corporate Finance at McKinsey & Company, where he mainly focused on firm valuation, mergers and acquisitions. He received a PhD in Economics from the University of Tuebingen and was awarded the Dissertation Prize of the International Economic History Association. He studied Economics (Diplom Volkswirt) and Mathematics (BSc and MSc).
Internal Memberships and Affiliations
Head of Discipline (Finance), Director of Research (Finance), Programme Leader MSc Financial Mathematics
Research on China's Financial System towards Sustainable Growth: The Role of Innovation, Diversity and Financial Regulation; funded by the ESRC (ES/P005241/1) and the NSFC (National Natural Science Foundation of China: 71661137002).