Karlheinz Walch

Karlheinz Walch Director General Banking and Financial Supervision

Born in 1967 in Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg

1987 – 1990
Degree in business management from the Bundesbank’s University of Applied Sciences in Hachenburg, Rheinland-Pfalz

1990 – 2000
Positions at a number of Bundesbank branches, at the Stuttgart Regional Office and the Central Office in Frankfurt am Main

2000 – 2003
Personal assistant to the President of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Head of the Secretariat to the Executive Board

2003 – 2012
Head of “Coordination of Ongoing Monitoring, Supervisory Strategy and Planning, Prudential and Banking Sector Analyses” Division

2012  2020
Deputy Head of Directorate General Banking and Financial Supervision

since 1 January 2021
Director General Banking and Financial Supervision