Jörg Kukies

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State Secretary, Ministry of Finance
Date of appointment


Member of Budget Review and Compensation Committee since 14 May 2018, appointed until October 2020

1990 - 1994
Studied Sciences Economiques, Pantheon-Sorbonne University, Paris

1995 - 1997
Master in Public Administration, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

1997 - 2001
Ph.D. in finance, University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business

2001 - 2004
Associate in product development team, Goldman Sachs International, London

2004 - 2011
Associate and then (from 2007 to 2011) head of the equities division for Germany and Austria, Goldman Sachs International, Frankfurt

2011 - 2014
Head of equity derivatives for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Goldman Sachs International, London

2014 - 2018
Co-Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs AG and Managing Director of the Frankfurt branch of Goldman Sachs International

April 2018 to present
State Secretary for Financial market policy and European policy at the Federal Ministry of Finance


  Alternate Director: Mr Thomas Westphal