ESMT Open Lecture with Dr. Andreas Dombret

Five theses on the future of Europe

In this ESMT Open Lecture, Dr. Andreas Dombret assesses the current state of the Euro area. In addition to that he analyzes current challenges from a central banker’s and banking supervisor’s perspective and discusses several options for the future of Europe.


Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
"Five theses on the future of Europe"
ESMT Berlin, Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin

Speaker: Dr. Andreas Dombret, Member of the Executive Board, Deutsche Bundesbank
Moderator: Jörg Rocholl, President, Professor of Finance, and EY Chair in Governance and Compliance, ESMT Berlin


About the speaker

Dr. Andreas Dombret

Andreas Dombret was born in 1960 in the USA to German parents. After completing his “Abitur” (senior school-leaving certificate) at the Neusprachliches Gymnasium in Ahlen, North Rhine-Westphalia, he trained as a bank clerk with Dresdner Bank before studying business management at the Westfälische Wilhelms University in Münster. He was awarded a PhD by the Friedrich-Alexander University in Erlangen-Nuremberg.

From 1987 to 1991, he worked at Deutsche Bank’s Head Office in Frankfurt am Main as a manager with the power of procuration. From 1992 to 2002, he worked at JP Morgan in Frankfurt and London, from 1999 as a Managing Director. From 2002 to 2005, he was the Co-Head of Rothschild Germany located in Frankfurt and London before serving Bank of America as Vice Chairman for Europe and Head for Germany, Austria and Switzerland between 2005 and 2009. He was awarded an honorary professorship from the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel in 2009. Since May 2010, he has been a member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank. His current responsibilities comprise Banking and Financial Supervision, Economic Education, University of Applied Sciences and Technical Central Bank Cooperation, Risk Control as well as the Bundesbank’s Representative Offices abroad. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of both the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) and the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS). Furthermore, he sits on the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlement, is a member of the Financial Stability Commission and Deputy of the Bundesbank to the IMF.