Björn Döhring

Head of Models and Databases Unit, DG ECFIN at European Commission

Björn leads the unit responsible for macroeconomic modelling and database management, which notably hosts the QUEST model family and the AMECO database. The team produces evidence-based policy advice on fiscal, structural and climate policies and research. This work contributes to DG ECFIN’s forecasting exercises and underpins the regular economic surveillance of EU Member States. Björn has worked in the Commission's DG ECFIN since 2001, on a variety of files including macroeconomic forecasts, monetary and exchange-rate analysis, coordination of international economic fora and labour-market policy. Previously, he worked on monetary and financial market matters at Deutsche Bundesbank. Björn studied economics in Tübingen (Germany) and Lyon (France).