Education: Diploma in economics (German Fachhochschule); Diploma in General Management (St. Gallen Management Institut) Career: 20 years with NORD/LB; different career steps within NORD/LB ( Saving banks relation ship management, heading a retail banking department, wholesale banking in Infrastructure projects, Treasury) Current postion: since summer 2012 head of interest rate and liquidity management; includes market acces in repo business and money market, collateral management, interest rate and currency management of the banking book, funding management, short and long term liquidity management incl. ECB account management 39 years old, married, two children