Center for Financial Reporting and Auditing (CFRA)

Our people

Meet our team

This is a photo of Prof. Per Olsson, ESMT.

Per Olsson

Professor of Accounting and Academic Director, CFRA, ESMT.

This is a photo of Katja Kisseleva.

Katja Kisseleva

Research Associate, CFRA, ESMT.

This is a photo of Tijana Ristic Kern, ESMT

Tijana Ristic Kern

Coordinator, CFRA, ESMT.

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Affiliate researchers

Affiliate researchers

  • Stanley Baiman
    Distinguished Affiliate Professor of Accounting, ESMT Berlin, and the William H. Lawrence Professor Emeritus of Accounting, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Joachim Gassen
    Affiliate Researcher, CFRA and Visiting Faculty, ESMT Berlin, and Professor of Accounting, Humboldt University at Berlin
  • Ulf Brüggemann
    Affiliate Researcher, CFRA, ESMT Berlin, and Assistant Professor of Accounting, Humboldt University at Berlin
Academic advisory council

Academic advisory council

The center has an advisory council, whose role it is to advise and oversee the center’s activities.  The members are:

  • Stanley Baiman
    William H. Lawrence Professor Emeritus of Accounting, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and Distinguished Affiliate Professor of Accounting, ESMT Berlin
  • Tim Baldenius
    Paul M. Montrone Professor of Private Enterprise in the Faculty of Business, Columbia Business School, Columbia University
  • Joachim Gassen
    Professor of Accounting, Humboldt University at Berlin and Affiliate Researcher, CFRA and Visiting Faculty, ESMT Berlin
  • Annette Köhler
    Professor of Accounting and Auditing, Mercator School of Management, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Laurence van Lent
    Professor of Accounting and Economics, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
  • Katherine Schipper
    Thomas F. Keller Professor of Accounting, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University