Urs Waelchli



Urs Wälchli studied finance and economics at the Universität Bern. After working in the financial sector, he joined the Institut für Finanzmanagement in 2001 as an Assistant Professor. He was a visiting scholar at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania as well as the Stern School of Business at the New York University. He was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance at the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University between 2011 and 2016. Since 2015, he is a Visiting Professor of Finance at the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester, where he teaches various courses in corporate and entrepreneurial finance.

Urs Wälchli was appointed Associate Academic Director of Rochester-Bern Executive Programs in 2015. His current research focuses on the corporate aging phenomenon. He is a coauthor of Handbuch der Bewertung, a standard textbook on firm valuation, as well as the founder of TEJU finance.

Urs Wälchli is married with two children.