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Prof. Dr Joachim Wuer­mel­ing

Prof. Dr. Joachim Wuermeling enlarge image
Source:  Frank Rumpenhorst

Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank

Prof. Dr Joachim Wuermeling has been a member of the Deutsche Bundesbank’s Executive Board since November 2016. His remit covers banking supervision, risk control and information technology.

His previous positions include serving as Member of the European Parliament, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Technology, member of the Executive Board of the German Insurance Association, and Chairman of the Association of Sparda-Banken.

Year

Career

Education

up to 1990

Academic training in Bayreuth, Erlangen, Dijon and Florence:

  • Law degree and Ph.D.
  • Master of European, International and Comparative Law

Professional Career

1989 – 1993Private Secretary to the Chief of Staff and Expert on European Affairs at Bavaria’s representative office in Bonn
1993 – 1995Expert in the cabinet of Peter Schmidhuber, Member of the European Commission, Brussels
1993 – 1999Head of Section for European Affairs at the Bavarian State Chancellery, Munich
1999 – 2005Member of the European Parliament (CSU), with a focus on legal and economic issues, Strasbourg/Brussels
2005 – 2008State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Technology, with responsibility for coordinating European policy matters
2008 – 2011Member of the Executive Board of the German Insurance Association, Berlin
2011 – 2016Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association of Sparda-Banken, Frankfurt/Main
November 2016–presentMember of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank
Other functions
Member of the European Central Bank’s Supervisory Board
Member of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
Member of the Financial Stability Committee
Deputy member of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements

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