Business Valuation Standards Board
Prof. Wolfgang Ballwieser
Germany

Wolfgang is Professor Emeritus at the University of Munich, Germany.

Professor Ballwieser received his Diploma in Business Administration at Goethe University 1974, Dr. rer. pol. 1977, habilitation with thesis on business valuation 1981. He has been Full Professor between 1982-92 at University of Hanover and, since 1992, at University of Munich. Professor Ballwieser received an Honorary Doctorate at University of Wuppertal in 2001. He has been an Ordinary Fellow of Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities since 2003 and a Professor Emeritus since 2014.

Expert in hearings of Finance Ministry, Committee for Labour and Social Order, Finance Committee and Justice Committee of German Parliament.

Member of the Supervisory Boards of Deloitte GmbH and Deloitte Deutschland GmbH since 1993, Chairman since 2018. Member of the Main Technical Committee of the Institute of Public Auditors 1993-1997, of the Expert Committee for Business Valuation and Business Administration and the Working Group Business Valuation of this Institute 1996-2014. Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway 2006-2015. Senior Advisor of ValueTrust Financial Advisors SE since 2014. Honorary Member of the European Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (EACVA) since 2015.

Member of the Editorial Board of “European Accounting Review” 2001-2011. Representative of Germany in the Executive Committee of the European Accounting Association (EAA) 1996-2002 and President of the EAA 2000-2001. Vice President of the German Academic Association for Business Research 1997-98, Honorary Member of that Association since May 2018.

Professor Ballwieser is the author of many scientific books and articles on business valuation, financial reporting and auditing.