Senior Fellow, Center for Financial Studies - Goethe University, Frankfurt
PROF. HANS-HELMUT KOTZ is a Senior Fellow, Center for Financial Studies, and Program Director, SAFE Policy Center, both of Goethe University, Frankfurt. He is also a Resident Fellow, Center for European Studies, Harvard University as well as on the Economics Faculty at Freiburg University, where we received 2010’s University Teaching Award. In addition he serves as a Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Co., to UniCredit AG and is on the Supervisory Board of Eurex Clearing AG.
Prior to that, he was a Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Bundesbank, in charge of Financial Stability, Markets and Statistics, a member of committees of the European Central Bank, the Bank for International Settlements, the Financial Stability Board as well as the OECD, where he was chair of the Financial Markets Committee. He was also the German Central Bank Deputy for the G7/G8 and the G20 process. Between 2002 and 2005 he served in a personal capacity as a member of the European Parliament’s Expert Group on Financial Markets. He has published widely and is involved in a number of academic institutions, e.g., member of the Board of the Konstanz Seminar on Monetary Theory, the scientific councils of two journals (Revue d’Économie Financière, Paris, and Kredit und Kapital, Bonn) as well as Centre Cournot, Paris and the Hamburger Weltwirtschaftliches Institut (HWWI), Hamburg.