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Prof. Dr. Erwin W. Heri
SFI Adjunct Professor, University of Basel
Erwin W. Heri is Professor of Financial Theory at the University of Basel and SFI Adjunct Professor since 2010. He has held various posts as an executive board member of international renowned financial service providers e.g. Chief Financial Officer at Winterthur Insurance Group and CFO and Chief Investment Officer at Credit Suisse Financial Services. For about 10 years he was Chairman of the Board of a Swiss Private Banking Group listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange (Valartis Group). For many years he was also the Chairman of the Investment Committee of Publica, the pension fund of the State Government employees in Switzerland. Prof. Heri also holds mandates on several advisory boards and boards of Directors and is the author of numerous books and articles on Financial and Investment Matters.He recently started an internet-based financial literacy platform ( with the goal to improve the financial education of the broad public in Switzerland through a free video-based internet-offering.