Christian Ossig is Chief Executive and Member of the Board of Directors of the Association of German Banks and a former investment banker.
He is, among other mandates, chairman of the Executive Committee of the European Banking Federation (EBF), a member of the Advisory Board of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) and a member of the board of the International Banking Federation (IBFed). He heads the German private banks’ deposit insurance scheme and, in this role, serves on the supervisory board of the EIS Einlagensicherungsbank GmbH.
Christian Ossig started his career in investment banking at JPMorgan in London and worked as a financial institutions expert at NM Rothschild. He then became Managing Director and Member of the Management Board at Bank of America and The Royal Bank of Scotland in Frankfurt. Before joining the Association of German Banks, he worked at the Institute of International Finance (IIF) in Washington, DC.
He studied for his undergraduate degree in Business and International Economics at the European Partnership of Business Schools in Germany and France; for his Master’s degree and PhD at the College of Europe in Belgium and Cambridge University in the UK.