Adalbert Winkler

Professor and Academic Head, Centre for Development Finance at Frankfurt School Of Finance & Management

Adalbert Winkler, born in 1962, studied economics at the University of Trier and at Clark University, Worcester, Mass. He holds a Ph.D. from Trier University and a post-doc (“Habilitation”) from the Bayerische Julius-Maximilians University of Würzburg. Before joining Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Adalbert pursued a career in development finance and central banking. From 1994 to 2001, he headed the Economics Department at Internationale Projekt Consult (IPC GmbH), Frankfurt. In 2001 he joined the European Central Bank’s Directorate General International and European Relations. From 2004 to 2007, acting as Deputy Head of Division, he was in charge of monitoring and analyzing economic developments in the countries neighboring the EU. In the first half of 2008 he served as an Adviser at the International Department of Deutsche Bundesbank. Adalbert’s research interests and publications have been focusing on development finance and microfinance as well as the global monetary and financial system.