Prof. Dr. David Risi


Prof. Dr. David Risi Dozent

  • Adresse Berner Fachhochschule
    Institut Sustainable Business
    Brückenstrasse 73
    3005 Bern


  • Research Professor for Responsible Management


  • David Risi is a Professor of Responsible Management at the Bern University of Applied Sciences and a Habilitated Lecturer (Privatdozent) at the University of St. Gallen.
  • Seit Feb. 2024 Privatdozent (Habilitated Lecturer) Universität St. Gallen
  • Seit Feb. 2023 Professor Berner Fachhochschule (Wirtschaft)
  • Sep. 2020-Jan. 2023 Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Berner Fachhochschule (Wirtschaft)
  • Feb. 2020-Jan.2024 Senior Research Fellow Universität St. Gallen
  • Jan. 2019-Sep. 2020 Postdoctoral Researcher Universität Oxford (Said Business School)
  • Dez. 2017-Jun. 2020 Affiliated Postdoctoral Fellow Universität Zürich (Department of Banking and Finance)
  • Aug. 2018-Juni 2020 Lecturer (Lehrbeauftragter) ZHAW School of Management and Law
  • 2024 Habilitation Universität St. Gallen
  • 2017 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Universität St. Gallen
  • 2012 Master in Social and Communication Sciences (MA SoCom) Universität Luzern



  • E Marti, D Risi, E Schlindwein, A Athanasopoulou (2024). Creating a Corporate Social Responsibility Program with Real Impact. Harvard Business Review

  • Risi, D., Wickert, C., & Ramus, T. (2023). Coordinated Enactment: How Organizational Departments Work Together to Implement CSR. Business & Society, 62(4), 745–786.

  • Risi, D., Vigneau, L., & Bohn, S., & Wickert, C. W. (2023). Institutional theory-based research on Corporate Social Responsibility: Bringing values back in. International Journal of Management Reviews, 25(1), 3–23.

  • Risi, D., & Marti, E. (2022). Illuminating the dark side of values: A framework for institutional research. Journal of Management Inquiry, 31(3), 253–263.