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A portrait of Caio Koch-Weser.
Chairman of the Board of the European Climate Foundation

Caio Koch-Weser is Chairman of the Board of the European Climate Foundation. From 2006–2016 Koch-Weser was Vice Chairman of Deutsche Bank Group, with global responsibilities for strategy; government, regulatory and corporate advisory. He also served as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of BG Group (2010-2016).

From 1999-2005, he was German Deputy Minister of Finance (State Secretary). His responsibilities included international finance (G-7 Deputy), European economic and financial affairs, as well as capital markets, banking and insurance.

From 2003-2005, Koch-Weser held  the position of Chairman of the EU's Economic and Financial Committee, a committee of treasury directors and deputy central bankers that prepares EU ministerial meetings (EURO Group and ECOFIN). He was also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of BaFin (German Banking and Securities Supervisory Agency). From 1973 until 1999, Koch-Weser held a number of high-level positions in the World  Bank in Washington, notably as Division Chief for  the China Program (1980-86).

Other current activities include Member of the Board at the World Resources Institute (WRI) in Washington; Member of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate (NCE); and Member of the Board of the Centre for European Reform (CER) in London.