Skip to main content
  • 31 May 1966 Born in Karlsruhe, Germany; married with two children
  • 1985 – 1991 Degree in economics at the University of Karlsruhe (TH)
  • 1997 Awarded a PhD by the University of Karlsruhe’s Department of Economics and Management
  • Since 2018 Honorary professor at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW)
  • 1991 – 1994 Economic and fiscal policy expert for the Executive Committee of the German Social Democratic Party in Bonn
  • 1994 – 1998 Researcher at the University of Karlsruhe’s Institute of Economic Policy and Research
  • 1998 – 1998 Research scholarship in Washington, DC as part of an SEW-Eurodrive Foundation research project on the growth and structure of public finances
  • 1998 – 1999 Research assistant at the University of Karlsruhe’s Institute of Economic Policy and Research
  • 1999 – 2003 Head of the President’s Office at the Land Central Bank of Bremen, Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt (Deutsche Bundesbank Regional Office) in Hanover
  • 2003 Expert on “Policy issues relating to liquidity management, standing facilities and minimum reserves, monetary policy aspects of payment operations” in the Deutsche Bundesbank’s Directorate General Markets in Frankfurt am Main
  • 2003 – 2004 Head of the Market Analysis and Reporting Section of the Deutsche Bundesbank’s Directorate General Markets
  • 2004 – 2008 Head of the Market Analysis and Portfolios Division in the Deutsche Bundesbank’s Directorate General Markets
  • 2008 – 2010 Director General Markets, Deutsche Bundesbank
  • 2008 – 2016 Head of the Deutsche Bundesbank’s financial crisis management team
  • 2010 – 2016 Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, responsible for the areas of Markets and Information Technology, Banking Supervision (2014) and Controlling, Accounting and Organisation (2015-16)
  • 2016 – 2017 General Manager, KfW Group
  • 2017 – 2020 Member of the Executive Board of KfW Group Responsible for KfW Development Bank and KfW subsidiary DEG and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KfW IPEX-Bank
  • 2018 – 2020 Member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG
  • 2020 – 2021 Deputy Head of Banking Department at the Bank for International Settlements

 

Since January 2022

  • President of the Deutsche Bundesbank
  • Member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank
  • German Governor at the International Monetary Fund
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements
  • Member of the Plenary and of the Steering Committee of the Financial Stability Board
  • Member of the General Board of the European Systemic Risk Board
This site is registered on wpml.org as a development site.
yf_people