Dr. Thorsten Pötzsch

Chief Executive Director of Asset-Management, BaFin
Dr Thorsten Pötzsch is a member of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) Executive Board since 2018. At present, he is the Chief Exekutive Director of Securities Supervision. Dr Pötzsch is also member of the Board of Supervisors of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and member of the Board of International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). Prior to his current position, Dr Pötzsch, who holds a doctorate degree in law, was Chief Executive Director of the Resolution Directorate at BaFin for 4 years. Prior to joining the Executive Board of BaFin, Dr Pötzsch held, beneath others, long-term executive-level positions at the Federal Ministry of Finance and the Federal Chancellery.