Education: B.Sc., M.Sc., London School of Economics; Ph.D., École Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne and Swiss Finance Institute
Christoph Herpfer is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, specializing in healthcare finance, corporate finance, and banking. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the École Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne and Swiss Finance Institute, and both Bachelor's and Masters degrees in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE). At Darden, he is developing the first course on healthcare finance.
Professor Herpfer's award winning interdisciplinary research has been published in leading journals across finance, accounting, operations research, and law and economics. He presents his work at leading conferences, including the National Bureau of Economic Research, the American Finance Association, and the European Finance Association, as well as at central banks such as the federal reserve and European Central Bank, as well as universities worldwide.
He is actively collaborating with industry partners on applying big data and advanced statistical tools from his research in the healthcare finance space and has in the past discussed litigation expert witness roles.
Prior to his PhD he obtained short practical experiences interning at major investment banks and consulting firms. Prior to joining the Darden School of Business, Dr. Herpfer served as an Assistant Professor at Emory University's Goizueta Business School.