Joachim Wuermeling

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Executive Board Member, Bundesbank


Controlling, Accounting and Organisation

Information Technology

Data and Statistics

Risk Control


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


1995 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


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