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HOOS Florian

Florian HOOS

Affiliate Professor

Accounting and Management Control

Florian Hoos is Affiliate Professor in the Department of Accounting and Management Control, and was the Scientific Director of the Master in Sustainability and Social Innovation at HEC Paris (2016-2018). He joined HEC paris as an Assistant Professor in 2011. Before joining HEC Paris, he earned his Ph.D. from HEC Lausanne (Switzerland) in 2010 and holds an M.Sc. (Diplom-Kaufmann) in business administration from the University of Giessen (Germany).

Florian has won numerous awards, including the nomination as one of the 40 best Business School Professors under 40 in the world by Poets & Quants, the Prix Vernimmen by BNP Paribas, and the  "Best Teaching Style" and “Best Professor Core Phase” awards of the MBA program at HEC Paris. He was awarded first prize by the German Institute of Internal Auditors for his Ph.D. dissertation, won the Prix Pralong award for an entrepreneurship venture he conducted in Ivory Coast, and received funding from two major Swiss foundations to lead a teaching project on social entrepreneurship.

He teaches social entrepreneurship, value measurement, and accounting courses and has created Massive Open Online Courses in entrepreneurship and changemaking for the coursera plattform. His research interests include social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship pedagogy, accounting pedagogy, and the impact of corporate governance judgment processes, auditor independence, and legislation on financial reporting.

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