Prof. Dr. Michael Hüther
Prof. Dr. Michael Hüther has been Director and Member of the Presidium of the German Economic Institute since July 2004. From 1982 to 1987, he studied economics, as well as medieval and modern history, at the Justus-Liebig University in Giessen. Upon completion of his doctorate in economics, he became a member of the scientific staff of the Council of Experts for the Evaluation of Macroeconomic Development in 1991. In 1995 he was appointed Secretary General of the German Council of Economic Advisers. In 1999, he joined DekaBank as chief economist and in 2001 additionally as Division Manger economics and communication.
Since August 2001 Prof. Hüther is Honorary Professor at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel and since April 2019 Prof. Hüther is chair of the supervisory board of TÜV Rheinland AG.
In the academic year 2016-17 and in autumn 2019 he was Gerda Henkel Adjunct Professor in the Department of German Studies at Stanford University, CA, USA.