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Dr Jens Weidmann

President of the Deutsche Bundesbank

Dr Jens Weidmann Dr Jens Weidmann

Responsibilities

Communication, Legal, Economics
Research Centre

Member of the Governing Council of the ECB




Curriculum Vitae

1968-04-20
Born in Solingen, North Rhine-Westphalia

1987 - 1993
Studied economics at the Université de Droit, d'Economie et des Sciences: Aix-Marseille III and at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University, Bonn; study visit at the Banque de France. Graduated in economics

1994 - 1997
Research assistant at Bonn University's Institute for International Economic Policy

1997
Awarded PhD by Bonn University

1997 - 1999
Employee with the International Monetary Fund in Washington D.C.

1999 - 2003
Secretary General of the German Council of Economic Experts

2003 - 2006
Head of the Deutsche Bundesbank's Monetary Policy and Analysis Division, and Deputy Head of the Economics Department

2006 - 2011
Head of the Department for Economic and Fiscal Policy at the Federal Chancellor's Office
Latterly also personal representative of the Federal Chancellor charged with preparations for the world economic summits of the G8 and G20 countries

since 2011-05-01
President of the Deutsche Bundesbank
Responsible for the Communications Department, the Legal Department, the Economics Department and the Research Centre
Member of the Governing Council of the ECB
Governor of the International Monetary Fund
Member of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements
Member of the Steering Committee of the Financial Stability Board (FSB)
Member of the Board of Directors and the Steering Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB)

Additional information

Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank  

Executive Board

The Bundesbank's decision-making body is the Executive Board. It comprises the President, the Deputy President and other members.