Director since 2016
Ms. Beatrice Weder di Mauro has been a professor of economics, economic policy and international macroeconomics at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz since 2001 and a research fellow at INSEAD in Singapore. Ms. Weder di Mauro was a member of the German Council of Economic Experts from 2004 to 2012. In 2010, she was a resident scholar at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, DC and, in 2006, a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, D.C. She was an associate professor of economics at the University of Basel between 1998 and 2001 and a research fellow at the United Nations University in Tokyo from 1997 to 1998. Prior to this, she was an economist at the IMF in Washington, DC. Ms. Weder di Mauro earned her PhD in economics at the University of Basel in 1993 and received her habilitation there in 1999. She sits on the Boards of Directors of UBS AG and UBS Group AG and is a member of the Supervisory Board of Robert Bosch GmbH. Among other activities and functions, she is also an Advisory Board member of Fraport AG and of Deloitte Germany.