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Dr Eva Wim­mer

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Source:  Bundesministerium der Finanzen/Photothek/Felix Zahn

Head of Directorate-General VII at the Federal Ministry of Finance and Deputy Chair of the Financial Stability Committee

Dr Eva Wimmer is Head of the Directorate-General for Financial Market Policy at the Federal Ministry of Finance. Her remit covers federal credit institutions, federal debt management, financial market regulation (banking, insurance, securities) and international financial market policy. In addition, she is responsible for the oversight of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) and the Financial Market Stabilisation Agency.

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Career

Education

1985 – 1990Study of Law in Bonn and Freiburg, first state examination in Law
1991 – 1994Legal traineeship in Berlin, second state examination in Law
1994Doctorate in Law, University of Freiburg
Professional career
1990 – 1991Research Assistant, University of Geneva
1996 – May 2008Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin); Banking Supervision
June 2008 – 2012Policy Officer in the Directorate-General for Financial Market Policy at the Federal Ministry of Finance
2012 – 2017Head of various divisions in the Directorate-General for Financial Market Policy at the Federal Ministry of Finance
2017 – 2020Head of Directorate for Financial Market Regulation at the Federal Ministry of Finance
February 2020 - presentDirector-General for Financial Market Policy at the Federal Ministry of Finance
Other functions
Deputy for the Federal Minister of Finance at meetings of KfW’s Board of Supervisory Directors and board committees
Member and deputy chair of the Financial Stability Committee

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