Professor Dr. Peter Oertmann
Peter Oertmann is Honorary Professor of Business Administration, in particular Asset Management at the TUM School of Management.
For more than 25 years, Peter has been committed as an entrepreneur to implementing the findings of academic financial market research in asset management. He has co-founded several companies and has been active for many years in the management and board of directors of regulated financial services companies in Germany, Switzerland, and Luxembourg as well as in investment committees of institutional investors and family businesses. His most significant entrepreneurial engagement was in 1998 the founding of Vescore as a spin-off of the University of St. Gallen (HSG). He led the company for 17 years as CEO and developed Vescore into an innovation leader in quantitative investment strategies and an internationally renowned investment boutique. Following the trade sale of the company in 2015, he assumed management roles as Chief Investment Officer of the Swiss Raiffeisen Group and Vice Chairman of Vontobel Asset Management. Since 2019, he has held supervisory board and advisory mandates in the financial industry and, as a shareholder and advisory board chairman, accompanies a technology company that develops investment processes based on artificial intelligence.
Peter holds a PhD in Finance from the University of St. Gallen (HSG), a Master of Arts in Economics from Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, USA, and a degree in Business Administration from the University of Bielefeld. Since 1997, he has been involved in university teaching, initially at the University of St. Gallen and later also at the University of Basel. Since 2008, he has been lecturing at the Technical University of Munich. He is a member of the board of INQUIRE Europe, of the Munich Finance Forum and of the Swiss Society for Financial Market Research. He has published two books and more than 30 articles on asset pricing, portfolio management, alternative investments, and investment strategies in academic and professional journals.