Timo Busch


Curriculum Vitae

Timo Busch is a full professor (W3) at the School of Business, Economics and Social Science of University of Hamburg (Germany) and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth of University of Zurich (Switzerland). He gives lectures at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, and has previously taught at the Duisenberg School of Finance (The Netherlands). He teaches courses on corporate sustainability, business strategy and the environment, and sustainable finance. Timo Busch had several research stays including John Molson School of Business (Canada), Amsterdam Business School (The Netherlands), Nanyang Business School (Singapore), and University of California, Berkeley (USA). He was United Nations delegate at the Rio +20 Conference on Sustainable Development and advises the German government regarding climate change polices. He is a Principal Investigator in the Cluster of Excellence project, Climate, Climatic Change, and Society (CLICCS). Before joining the University of Hamburg, he was PhD candidate and postdoctoral researcher at ETH Zürich, and he worked beforehand as a project manager for the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, and Energy. Timo Busch is a member of the editorial board of the journals Organization & Environment, Journal of Business Ethics, and Business Strategy and the Environment. His research interests include strategies towards a low-carbon economy, the business case for sustainability, and sustainable finance.