Professor of Finance Université Libre de Bruxelles
Université Libre de Bruxelles Goldschmidt Professor of Corporate Governance at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management
Marco Becht is a Professor of Finance Université Libre de Bruxelles and the Goldschmidt Professor of Corporate Governance at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management. He was brought up in Germany, obtained an International Baccalaureate from the United World College of the Adriatic and studied at the London School of Economics.
Becht teaches Master courses on corporate governance, corporate restructuring and the economic analysis of law at the ULB. In 2003 and 2012, he was Visiting Professor and Fellow at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, in 2008 Max Schmidheiny Visiting Professor for Entrepreneurship and Risk at the University of St. Gallen, in 2011 Visiting Professor at Stanford Law School and in 2013 a Visiting Senior Fellow at Columbia Law School.
Becht is a Founder Member, a Fellow and the Executive Director of the European Corporate Governance Institute (www.ecgi.org), an international non-profit scientitic association.
Beyond his core academic activities Becht is a member of the Kangaroo Group at the European Parliament, the Group of Financial Market Law Experts at the German Ministry of Finance and a Senior Adviser to Oxera, the Economic Consultancy