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Prof. Dr Clau­dia Buch

Prof. Dr. Claudia Buch enlarge image
Source:  Frank Rumpenhorst

Vice-President of the Deutsche Bundesbank

Dr Claudia Buch has been Vice-President of the Deutsche Bundesbank since 2014. Her remit there covers financial stability, statistics and internal audit. She also serves as the Bundesbank’s deputy at G20 and G7 meetings. Her previous positions include serving as President of the Halle Institute for Economic Research, Professor of Economics at the University of Tübingen, member of the German Council of Economic Experts, and chair of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs.

Year

Career

Education

1985 – 1991Study of Economics, University of Bonn
1988 – 1989Master of Business Administration at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
1991 – 1992Advanced Studies Programme in International Economic Policy Research, Kiel Institute for the World Economy
1992–1996Economist, Kiel Institute for the World Economy
1996Ph.D., University of Kiel
Professional Career
1996 – 2003Economist, Kiel Institute for the World Economy; Head of Financial Markets Research unit from 2001–2003
2002Habilitation (post-doctoral degree), University of Kiel
2004 – 2013Professor of International Finance and Macroeconomics at the University of Tübingen
2005 – 2013Scientific Director at the Institute for Applied Economic Research in Tübingen
2008 – 2012Chair of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs
2011 – 2014Member of the European Systemic Risk Board’s Advisory Scientific Committee
2012 – 2014Member of the German Council of Economic Experts
2013 – 2014Professor of Economics, University of Magdeburg
2013 – 2014President of the Halle Institute for Economic Research
2014 - presentHonorary Professor, University of Magdeburg
May 2014 - presentVice-President of the Deutsche Bundesbank Remit: Financial stability, statistics, internal audit
Other functions
Person accompanying the Bundesbank President at the ECB Governing Council
Bundesbank Deputy at G7 and G20 meetings (since 2016)
Member of the Committee on the Global Financial System at the Bank for International Settlements
Member of the Standing Committee on Assessment of Vulnerabilities at the Financial Stability Board
Member of the Financial Stability Committee

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