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Dr Ben­jamin Weigert

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Source:  Oliver Rüther

Director General (Financial Stability) of the Deutsche Bundesbank

Dr Benjamin Weigert has been Director General for Financial Stability at the Deutsche Bundesbank, and a member of the Financial Stability Committee, since August 2016. He has also worked at Deloitte & Touche and served as Secretary General of the German Council of Economic Experts. He graduated from the Technical University of Dresden in 2002 with a degree in Economics and received his Ph.D. from the University of Konstanz in 2007.

Year

Career

Education

1997 – 2002

Study of Economics at the Technical University of Dresden with a focus on International Economics, Managerial Economics and Econometrics

2002 – 2007

Ph.D. in International Economics from the doctoral programme “Quantitative Economics and Finance” at the University of Konstanz
Research Assistant for the Chair of Economic Theory at the University of Konstanz (2002–2004)
and for the Chair of International Economics at the University of Giessen (2004–2007)

Professional Career
2007 – 2009Deloitte & Touche
2009 – 2011German Council of Economic Experts
2011 – 2015Secretary General of the German Council of Economic Experts
2015 – 2016Directorate-General for Financial Stability at the Deutsche Bundesbank
August 2016 – presentDirector General for Financial Stability at the Deutsche Bundesbank
Other functions
Member of the Financial Stability Committee

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