Chair - Prof. Dr. Manuel Ammann Welcome to the Chair of Finance, headed by Prof. Dr. Manuel Ammann. The main area of expertise at the Chair of Finance is empirical financial markets research. The chair offers lectures in the Master of Arts in Banking and Finance program and in the Finance doctoral program. In executive education, the chair is active in the MBA and offers public and in-house seminars. The main research areas are: Asset Management Financial Markets Derivative Instruments Risk Management The chair also directs the Master of Arts in Banking and Finance.