Christopher Hossfeld has been an Associate Professor in the Financial Reporting and Audit department at ESCP Europe Paris Campus since 2001. After his MSc in Business Administration at the University of Saarland (FRG), he worked for 7 years as an assistant professor for the Chair of Banking at the same institution. During this period he completed his Doctorate (his dissertation won the Award for Best Ph.D. Dissertation at the University of Saarland). He also worked as a part-time auditor in the banking industry. Subsequently he moved to France and joined the University of Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle as a lecturer in business administration.
His fields of expertise include financial accounting, international accounting, bank accounting and regulation. He teaches those subjects in the different programs of the school: Master in Management, Specialized Master, MBA and Executive Education. His research focuses especially on aspects of international accounting harmonization. He has published in numerous specialized journals and presented papers at the main conferences of different accounting associations. He is also author or co-author of several books in the above mentioned subject areas.
At ESCP Europe, Professor Hossfeld is Scientific Director of the Specialized Master "Management Control and Business Performance", head of department and in charge of different courses. He is also member of several scientific associations, among them the Association Francophone de Comptabilité, the European Accounting Association, and SUERF, The European Money and Finance Forum.