Joachim Wuermeling

Professor Joachim Wuermeling Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank


Curriculum Vitae

19 July 1960
Born in Münster

Academic training in Bayreuth, Erlangen, Dijon and Florence:

  • Law degree and PhD
  • Master of European, International and Comparative Law

1989 to 1993
Personal secretary to the chief of staff and expert on European affairs at the Bavarian representative office in Bonn

1993 to 1995
Expert in the cabinet of Peter Schmidhuber, Member of the European Commission, Brussels

1993 to 1999
Head of section for European affairs at the Bavarian State Chancellery in Munich

1999 to 2005
Member of the European Parliament (CSU), primarily responsible for legal and economic topics, Strasbourg and Brussels

2005 to 2008
State secretary (with civil servant status) at the Federal Ministry for Economics and Technology, where he was responsible for coordinating European policy matters

2008 to 2011
Member of the Executive Board of the German Insurance Association (Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft e.V.), Berlin

2011 to 2016
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association of Sparda-Banken, Frankfurt/Main

Since November 2016
Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank

ECB Supervisory Board – member

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) – member

German Financial Stability Committee – member

Bank for International Settlements (BIS) – alternate, Board of Directors

Activities outside the Bundesbank

  • E-Finance Lab at the House of Finance – Chairman of the Council
  • Europa-Union Deutschland e.V. – Treasurer
  • Förderverein der Europa-Union Deutschland e.V. – Treasurer
  • Institute for European Politics – member of the Board of Trustees
  • SAFE Policy Council – Mitglied
  • University of Potsdam – lecturing post in European politics; honorary professorship since 2011