Prof. Dr. habil. Matthias Meyer

Curriculum Vitae

  Current Position

Since 09/08

Hamburg University of Technology
Full Professor of Management Accounting and Simulation
Director of the Institute of Management Accounting and Simulation


Hamburg University of Technology
Dean Department of Management Sciences and Technology

  Previous Positions

WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar
Associate/Assistant Professor
Chair of Management Accounting and Control (Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Weber)

09/04-12/05 Center for Controlling and Management (CCM) at WHU, Vallendar
Managing Director


Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA
Visiting Scholar


Venice International University, Venedig
Visiting Professor


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München
Research Assistant, Chair for Economics and Philosophy



WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar
Post-doctoral qualification


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München
PhD Business Economics (summa cum laude)


London School of Ecnomics and Political Science, London
M. Sc. in Philosophy of the Social Science


Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Faculty of Business and Economics, Ingolstadt
Diplom-Kaufmann [Master equivalent]


Additional Information


Academic Scholarships and Awards

NIT Best Teacher Award 2021 for the course "Financial Performance & Management Control " (Spring Term 2020)
Ludwig-Schunk-Award for Economics Science (August 2005),
WHU Best Teacher Award for the course "Accounting and Rationality" (Spring Term 2004)

Research Interests

Management Accounting and Control, Accounting, Risk Management, Simulation Modeling, Philosophy of Science


European Accounting Association, European Social Simulation Association,
VHB - German Academic Association for Business Research, Schmalenbach Society


Advances in Complex Systems, Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, Die Betriebswirtschaft, International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, Methods in Ecology and Evolution, Review of Managerial Sciences, Soft Computing, Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, Zeitschrift für Controlling and Management



  • Bavarian Construction Industry
  • tesa SE, Hamburg
  • Iglo GmbH, Hamburg
  • Wittenberg Center for Global Ethics
  • Hamburg University of Technology
  • State government of Hesse/ISPRAT
  Forum on Future-oriented Control

Annual workshop for senior managers (organizer and part of faculty), in cooperation with Spitzner Consulting GmbH ( and German Armed Forces Staff College at Manfred-Wörner-Zentrum, Blankenese (

Past topics: Successful Use of Simulation in Training, Agent-based Simulation, Simulation in Management Control and Accounting, Prediction Markets for Planning, Business Wargaming for Enhancing Management Decisions, Supply Chain Controlling

  MBA and Executive Teaching

Management Accounting, Financial Accounting and Business Ethics (e.g., at Bucerius Law School, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Northern Institute of Technology, Kühne School of Logistics, GISMA Business School)
Design of executive teaching programs