Launch | The Governance Report 2013

22 February 2013 | Hertie School of Governance



Welcome and Introduction

John Feldmann, Chairman of the Board, Hertie Foundation and Chairman of the Hertie School‘s Supervisory Board

Presentation of The Governance Report 2013

Helmut Anheier, Dean, Hertie School of Governance

Keynote Speech

Jörg Asmussen, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank

Panel Discussion

Jörg Asmussen in discussion with the Report’s authors Mark Hallerberg, Professor of Public Management and Political Economy and Director of the Hertie School’s Fiscal Governance Centre, Inge Kaul, Adjunct, and Mark Kayser, Professor of Applied Methods and Comparative Politics, Hertie School.

Moderation: Quentin Peel, Associate Editor, Financial Times

By invitation only.

Jörg Asmussen

Jörg Asmussen has been a Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank since January 2012. He is responsible for the Directorate General International and European Relations and the Directorate General Legal Services. He represents the ECB in various European and international fora, e.g. the Euro Working Group and the G20 Deputies. Before joining the ECB, Mr Asmussen served in various positions at the German Federal Ministry of Finance; he was State Secretary from 2008 to 2011 and held various mandates in this position. He was the German representative in the Euro Working Group and in the G20 Deputies, Member of the Financial Stability Board, alternate Governor of the World Bank and of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and acted as the Chancellor’s G20 Sherpa in 2011. He was member of the supervisory boards of Deutsche Telekom and of Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Germany’s development agency. Jörg Asmussen holds a diploma in Economics (University of Bonn) and a MBA from Bocconi (Milan).