Prof. Andreas Löhrer

IFL Institut für Finance und LawKompetenzzentrum Accounting und Corporate Finance

+41 58 257 13

Andreas Löhrer is a professor at the Department of Finance and Law. He deals primarily with financial management and corporate finance from the CFO perspective. He also offers consulting and support for companies in these areas. In addition, he heads the two study programmes "Executive MBA" and "MAS in Business Administration". Before joining the University of Applied Sciences, Andreas Löhrer worked for over twenty years as a specialist and manager in finance and accounting (e.g. as an independent entrepreneur, CFO, Controller).

Area of Expertise

  • Financial Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Controlling


  • MAS in Corporate Finance (CFO)
  • Chartered Expert in Financial and Managerial Accounting and Reporting, Advanced Federal Diploma of Higher Education
  • BSc in Business Administration

Professional Experience

  • Professor, Department of Finance and Law, Competence Center Accounting and Corporate Finance
  • Own company: Consultant and CFO a. i.
  • CFO, Controller

Teaching Experience

  • Financial Management / Corporate Finance (undergraduate level and executive education)
  • Capital Budgeting (undergraduate level and executive education)
  • Business Models, Innovation and Financing, part of Financing (undergraduate level)
  • Strategic Decision Making (graduate level) / Decision Making (executive education)
  • Advisor for international student consulting projects in collaboration with the Shanghai University, China (Joint Chinese Swiss Project - JCSP) (undergraduate level)
  • Advisor for national student consulting projects (undergraduate level)


  • Services: Consulting and support in financial management, corporate finance, controlling and strategic management
  • Founder of the Forum for Financial Management and Controlling, St.Gallen
  • Research Project: "Fuzzy Cognitive Maps in the Strategic Performance Management"; Project Partners: novem Swiss AG, Hotel Waldhaus Flims, Hotel Badrutts Palace St. Moritz, Destination Davos, Graubünden Tourismus and Rhaetian Railway
  • Research Projekt: "Risk-Scorecard"; Project Partners: novem Swiss AG, Nestle, Swisscom IT-Services, Feinkost Käfer, Bavarian Red Cross, Municipality of Degersheim, Mario Heynen AG and Elkuch Eisenring


CFO Forum Switzerland – CFOs

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Conference Proceedings

  • GOMEZ, J., NÜESCH, C., LÖHRER, A. (2019). Weiterbildung von Führungskräften: Beispiel einer Wissenschaft-Praxis-Kooperation. Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung, 14 (4), pp. 75-89.
  • LÖHRER, A., RUPF, G. (2017). Zukunftsorientierte Finanzinformationen als Führungs- und Entscheidungsgrundlage. EXPERT FOCUS, 9 (2017), pp. 598-603.

Professional Journals and Newspaper

  • LÖHRER, A. (2019, May). Der Wert des strategischen Finanzmanagements in KMU. LEADER Das Unternehmermagazin, pp. 80. St. Gallen.
  • LÖHRER, A. (2018, March). Finanzieller Stresstest der Strategie in KMU. LEADER Das Unternehmermagazin, pp. 64-65. St. Gallen.