Christoph F Biehl

PHD Student

Christoph F Biehl

Christoph F Biehl

Academic Area(s): Business Informatics, Systems & Accounting
Supervisor(s): Placeholder for legacy item #397-1094
Research Topic(s): Responsible Investment and the Stewardship Code in the UK and Japan
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Areas of Interest

  • Responsible Investment Funds and Indices
  • Japanese Responsible Investment and the Principles for Responsible Institutional Investors
  • Vice funds, lifestyle funds and leisure funds
  • The relationship between CSR and Responsible Investment

Teaching Experience


UAS Mikkeli (Finland), External Lecturer

  • Summer course in Organisational Behaviour

Henley Business School, Tutorials

  • Finance for Managers

University of St Andrews, Tutorials

  • Financial Accounting
  • Integrative Case Study


UAS Zurich, Guest Lecture

  • Responsible Investment

2011 & 2012

University of St Andrews, Guest lecture

  • Sustainable Development: Ethical Investment


University of St Andrews, Tutorials

  • Organisations and Society
  • Organisations and Analysis
  • Risk Management


Conferences & Industry Events

Conferences: Paper Presentations


  • PRI Academic Conference, Paris (France)JFBS Conference, Tokyo (Japan)


  • PRI Academic Conference, Toronto (Canada)
  • IRI Conference, Harvard University, Cambridge (USA)


  • PRI Academic Conference, Sigtuna (Sweden)
  • BAFA ScotDoc, Edinburgh
  • Oikos / PRI Young Scholar Academy, Gais (Switzerland)

 Industry Events

  • MSCI Global ESG Leadership Forum 2013
  • MSCI ESG Leadership Forum 2012

Scholarships & Awards

Since 2010

e-Fellows (Germany)

Non-monetary scholarship based on excellent academic achievements, international experience and extra-curricular activities.


Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Germany)

Scholarship based on excellent academic achievements and social involvement. Awarded to the 1-2% best students in Germany.

2011, 2012, 2013

PRI Academic Conference travel grant


PhD in Governance, Accountability, and Responsible Investment (currently studying)

MLitt. Management (distinction), University of St Andrews

BA Philosophy and Economics, University of Bayreuth (Germany)



BIEHL, C. F. & ATKINS, J. F. 2015. Responsible Investment in the UK. In: HEBB, T., HAWLEY, J. P., HOEPNER, A. G. F., NEHER, A. L. & WOOD, D. (eds.) Handbook for Responsible Investment. Abingdon: Routledge.

Biehl, C.F., Hoepner, A.G.F. & Liu, J. 2012. Social, Environmental, and Trust Issues in Business and Finance. Socially Responsible Investing. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Biehl, C.F., Dumke, M., Hoepner, A.G.F. and Wilson, J.O.S., SRI Funds: Does More Social Mean Less Financial Performance? (December 9, 2010). Available at SSRN: or

Beinisch, N., Biehl, C.F., What Role Does the PRI Play to Facilitate the Social Role of Finance Across Asset Classes? Available on: content/uploads/2012/10/Social_Function_PRI_Beinisch_Biehl.pdf