Stefan Markscheffel ©Oliver Rüther

Dr Stefan Markscheffel Director General Information Technology

Born on 11 February 1966 in Zella-Mehlis, Thuringia

1982 – 1985
Training as a skilled labourer for glass engineering, senior school leaving certificate in Ilmenau

1985 – 1988
Military service

1988 – 1993
Degree in physics at the University of Leipzig

1993 – 1996
Research assistant at the Max Planck Society, working group on liquid crystalline systems, in Halle/Saale

Awarded a doctorate (Dr rer nat) at the Martin Luther University in Halle-Wittenberge

Joined the Deutsche Bundesbank

1997 – 2002
Various functions as project/team lead and Deputy Head of Section, PKA, ESCB Procedures, IT Controlling in the IT Department at the Deutsche Bundesbank’s Central Office, Frankfurt

2002 – 2005
Head of Section, IT Security Management in the Bundesbank's IT Department

2005 – 2014
Head of Division, IT Project and Test Services, ESCB Activities in the Bundesbank's IT Department

Since 1 May 2014
Director General Information Technology