Biographical note: Bernd Krauskopf

Bernd Krauskopf

Bernd Krauskopf has been General Counsel of the Deutsche Bundesbank from 2000 to 2015, deputy chairman of the Banks Steering Committee for European Affairs and member of the Legal Committee of the European System of Central Banks. From 2013 to 2015 he has also been Chief Compliance Officer of the Bundesbank. In these functions he has advised the Presidents of the Bundesbank also as members of the Governing Council of the ECB. 

In various positions he has contributed intensively to monetary union between the former two German states in 1990 and has been largely involved in the preparation of the European Monetary Union on behalf of the Bundesbank and the German Government in various functions on the national and the European level from 1993 to 1999. In 2002 he was nominated deputy member of the Board of the Monetary Stability Foundation in Frankfurt. 

He earned his law degree from Justus Liebig University in Gie├čen after studies of law, economics and politics and has published various articles in particular about monetary and central bank law. 

Since 2015 he advises Non ESCB Central Banks within the framework of the Central Bank Cooperation Program of the Bundesbank on their tasks in case of an accession of their country to the European Union. In this context he is also a lecturer at programs organised by various organisations.