Katja Kisseleva is an ESMT PhD Fellow and a student in the Berlin Doctoral Program in Economics & Management Science. She received an ESMT PhD Fellowship in 2016. Additionally, Katja is a research associate at ESMT's Center for Financial Reporting and Auditing. She was a visiting PhD student at Stanford Graduate Business School in 2018.
Before joining ESMT Berlin Katja was a part-time researcher at Free University Berlin and a visiting researcher at UC Berkeley and Vrije Universitaet Amsterdam.
She has several years of working experience in Big 4 audit firms, where she audited banks and consulted German listed companies on accounting issues.
Katja's research area is entrepreneurial financial management - accounting and finance in early-stage growth firms.