Andreas Krautscheid

Chief Executive,
Member of the Board of Directors of the
Bundesverband deutscher Banken e. V.
(Association of German Banks)

Personal Details

Date/place of birth: 11 February 1961 Wissen/Sieg (Germany)
Civil status: married, two children


since 2018 Chief Executive, Member of the Board of Directors of the Association of German Banks
In charge of Communications, Political Affairs, Legal Affairs, Retail Banking and Banking Technology, Fiscal Affairs, Internal Affairs
2011 - 2017 Member of the Senior Management Board, Association of German Banks
2010 Secretary General of the CDU in North Rhine-Westphalia
2007 - 2010 North Rhine-Westphalia State Minister for Federal and European Affairs and for the Media, Member of the Mediation Committee of the Bundestag and Bundesrat
2006 - 2007 Government Spokesman and State Secretary for the Media of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia
2002 - 2006 Head of Regulatory and Competition Policy, Deutsche Telekom AG;
Senior Executive Vice President Government Affairs, T-Systems International GmbH
1999 - 2002 Head of Group Communications, Readymix AG/RMC plc
1994 - 1998 Member of the German Bundestag
1992 - 1994 Deputy Spokesman for the national CDU

Education and Training

1992 Second state law examination (Cologne Higher Regional Court), admission to the German Bar
1989 - 1991  Legal internships in Bonn, Cologne, Dresden and London
1981 - 1988     University of Bonn, first state law examination

Mandates and Memberships

Bank-Verlag GmbH, Chairman of the Advisory Board
Fintech Council of the German government Member
Memberships Atlantik-Brücke, Amnesty International, German-American Lawyers’ Association, German-British Society, German Council on Foreign Relations, Board of Trustees of the Institute for European Politics (IEP), Board of Trustees of the Institute for Media and Communication Policy (IfM), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Public Affairs Advisory Board of Quadriga University Berlin, CDU Economic Affairs Council, Federal Committee on Economic Affairs, Jobs and Taxes of the CDU, FC Cologne