Prof. Dr. Jörg-Markus Hitz
Markus Hitz has held the position of full professor (chairholder) of financial reporting and auditing at Goettingen University since 2009. He obtained his graduate degree at Universities of Munich and Birmingham and both his doctorate and his habilitation degree at University of Cologne. He has held visiting professor positions at Tilburg University, at Macquarie University Sydney, and at NTU Singapore. His research is in the field of disclosure regulation and corporate governance. His work has been published in top journals in the field, including Journal of Accounting & Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, European Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and Abacus. He serves as ad hoc referee for various research journals, and for institutions such as DFG and SNF. He is an editorial board member at Accounting and Business Research.