Claus Tigges President of the Regional Office in Berlin and Brandenburg

Born on 9 September 1968 in Bonn, Germany

Abitur (senior school leaving certificate)

1988 - 1989
Military service, Press and Information Office of the Federal Minister of Defence

1990 - 1995
Studied Economics at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University (Bonn) and Harvard University (Cambridge, USA), graduate in Economics

Joined the business editorial staff at the newspaper "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" as an editor

Responsible for reporting on national and international monetary and foreign exchange policy

2001 - 2009
Business correspondent for "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" for the United States and Canada, based in Washington, D.C.

Since 4 January 2010
President of the Deutsche Bundesbank's Regional Office in Berlin and Brandenburg

Other information

April 1999 to July 1999
Stationed in London as a financial reporter