Prof. Hans-Helmut Kotz
Hans-Helmut Kotz is a senior fellow of the Center for Financial Studies as well as a Program Director of the SAFE Policy Center, both at Goethe University, Frankfurt. Since 2010 he is also a Resident Fellow at Harvard’s Center for European Studies as well as teaching in the Economics Department. In 2010 he received Freiburg University’s Teaching Award where he is on the Economics Faculty. Moreover, he is a senior advisor to McKinsey & Co., to UniCredit AG as well as on the Supervisory Board of Eurex Clearing AG.
Between 2002 and April 2010, he was a Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Bundesbank, in charge of Financial Stability, Markets and Statistics and a member of committees of 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 the Revue d’Économie Financière, Paris, the Centre Cournot, Paris, Credit and Capital, Bonn, as well as the Hamburger Weltwirtschaftliches Institut (HWWI), Hamburg.