Eva Wimmer is Deputy Director General of the Financial Market Policy Department of Germany’s Federal Ministry of Finance and heads the Directorate for Financial Regulation which is responsible for areas such as European financial market integration, investment fund regulation, banking regulation, insurance regulation and stock markets and securities.
As representative of the Federal Republic, she is member of the Administrative Council of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht, BaFin).
Before heading the Directorate VII B, she has been head of the Division for banking regulation and head of the Division for stock markets and securities in the Federal Ministry of Finance. [As official she has been involved in different capacities in the national and European response to the financial crisis representing Germany in negotiations on banking and restructuring laws, including the European Banking Union.]
From 2006 to 2011, she has served at the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority BaFin and has worked in areas such as banking supervision, international policy and regulation and crossorganizational tasks.
Eva Wimmer studied Law at the Universities of Bonn and Freiburg and worked at the University of Geneva (Switzerland). She holds a Ph.D. in accounting law from the University of Freiburg.