Johannes Kraemer, CFA
Johannes Kraemer, CFA, has been an investment professional for over 10 years. Since late 2017, he is on a sabbatical from his position as an Investment Strategy Economist at the European Central Bank (ECB) and a visiting scholar at New York University’s Stern School of Management, researching currency hedging strategies in international bond markets. Johannes has been with the ECB for over five years and is in charge of the investment strategy of the ECB’s foreign reserves portfolios. He overhauled the strategic asset allocation and risk control frameworks and diversified the portfolios into new asset classes, market segments and instruments, better balancing its investment objectives and substantially increasing its risk-return potential. Moreover, he has been the Secretary of the Eurosystem’s Quantitative Risk Management Network, an expert panel that reviews and enhances the analytics considerate to the specifics of the investment and risk management frameworks of the ECB and the national central banks within the Eurosystem. From 2016 to 2017, Johannes has been on a secondment with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, advising on implementation aspects in Foreign Reserves Management. Prior to his position with the ECB, he was a portfolio manager and quantitative analyst at Landesbank Berlin, managing various international bond and multi-asset funds. Johannes is a member of the Money Marketeers and the CFA Institute. He has Master’s Degrees in Economics and Financial Engineering from Humboldt-University Berlin and ESCP Europe Paris.