Jörg Kukies

Federal Ministry of Finance

Programs: GeoeconomicsRegions: Europe & Eurasia, GermanyCategory: Podcast

Dr. Jörg Kukies has been Deputy Finance Minister (State Secretary) for Financial Market Policy and European Policy at the Federal Ministry of Finance since April 2018.

From 2014 to 2018 he was Co-Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs AG and Managing Director of the Frankfurt branch of Goldman Sachs International. He was head of equity derivatives for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Goldman Sachs International, London from 2011 to 2014. Beginning in 2004, he was associate and then (from 2007 to 2011) head of the equities division for Germany and Austria, Goldman Sachs International, Frankfurt. From 2001 to 2004 he was associate in the product development team at Goldman Sachs International, London.

He holds a Ph.D. in finance from the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business, a Master in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and studied Sciences Economiques at Pantheon-Sorbonne University, Paris.

Recent Content


Episode 28: From Frugality to Stimulus: Responses to the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging all aspects of modern society.  Public health systems are grappling with a disease that has spread faster than anything in a century.  Workplaces have lain …