Dr. Frank Jan de Graaf started his career as a financial journalist and consultant at one of the big four. After finishing a PhD on the relationship between corporate social responsibility and corporate governance, he has been working as an advisor on Responsible Investment for a Dutch pension fund.
Since 2007 he has been a professor of International Business at Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen.
At the International Business School he is further developing his research on relationships between (international) business and (civil) society. Investors can be critical intermediaries in these relationships.
Besides being an academic, Frank Jan is still working as consultant in the area of responsible investment, governance systems and corporate responsibility, institutional investors and economic development (including macro-economic risk). He is also dealing with the relationship between soft- & hard controls (values and money) and the role of investors in innovative medium sized companies.
Frank Jan has published in Journal of Business Ethics, Critical Perspectives in Accounting, Journal of Investing, Business & Society, UNSW Law Journal and EFMD Global Focus.
Dr. Frank Jan de Graaf, E email@example.com, T +31 50 595 2321, Visiting address: Zernikeplein 7, Room I0.12, Postal address: PO Box 70030, 9704 AA Groningen