Dr Jens Weidmann

Jens Weidmann ©Frank Rumpenhorst
President of the Deutsche Bundesbank
1 May 2011 – 31 Dec 2021

Curriculum Vitae

* 20 Apr 1968 – Solingen (North Rhine-Westphalia)

Positions at the central bank

1 May 2011 – 31 Dec 2021
President of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank

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

Positions outside the central bank

Since November 2015
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements

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

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

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

Awarded PhD by Bonn University

1987 – 1993
Studied economics at the Université de Droit, d'Economie et des Sciences: Aix-en-Provence 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