Prof. Dr. Dr. Jochen Zimmermann is Professor of Accounting and Dean of the Business School at the University of Bremen, Germany. He held previous posts at the University of Mannheim, Germany and the London Business School and declined further offers from the Universities of Duisburg-Essen, Düsseldorf and Cottbus, the latter of which as President.
Jochen has recently worked on accounting regulation in a comparative perspective, and serves as a member of two editorial boards. He worked in an advisory capacity for the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany (Pensions Group) and the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Versicherungsbeirat). Outside of academia, he chairs the supervisory board of a microfinance organization headquartered in Tbilisi, Georgia.