Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hens

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hens

July 16, 2021


Thorsten is the Swiss Finance Institute Professor for Financial Market Economics at the University of Zurich. He studied in Bonn and Paris and holds professorships in Bergen, Norway, and Lucerne, Switzerland. His research fields are Behavioral and Evolutionary Finance.

He is a founding partner of Behavioral Finance Solutions GmbH, BhFS, a spin-off company from the Universities of Zurich and Sankt Gallen and Swiss Fintech Innovations, an association of the banking and insurance industry in Switzerland.

His consulting experience includes applications of behavioral finance in private banking and evolutionary finance in asset management.