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Hoyer Dr Werner

Hoyer Dr Werner

President of the European Investment Bank

Financing the industrial transformation

Financing the industrial transformation

24 Feb 2021 | 17:25 - 17:40

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Hoyer Dr Werner

Werner Hoyer has a PhD (economics) from Cologne University where he also started his career in various positions. Dr Hoyer served for 24 years as a Member of the German Bundestag. During this period, he held the position of Minister of State at the Foreign Office on two separate occasions. In addition, he held several other positions, including that of Whip and FDP Security Policy Spokesman, Deputy Chairman of the German-American Parliamentary Friendship Group, FDP Secretary General and President of the European Liberal Democratic Reform Party (ELDR). Upon appointment by the EU Member States, Dr Hoyer commenced his first term as EIB President in January 2012. His mandate was renewed for a second term commencing on 01 January 2018. Dr Hoyer and wife Katja have two children.