Prof.(hon). Dr. Michael Heise

Prof. (hon). Dr. Michael Heise, born September 19, 1956, is founder of macroadvisors, ntv financial expert and economic advisor.

1976 – 1982
Studied economics at the University of Cologne Degree: Diplom-Volkswirt

1982 – 1986
Research assistant at the University of Cologne, assistant to Prof. Dr. H. K. Schneider, Research, lectures and seminars in the field of macroeconomics

Dr rer. pol. at the University of Cologne

1986 – 1988
Member of staff council of the German Council of Economic Experts for the assessment of overall economic development (SVR), responsibility for economic monitoring, monetary policy, health insurance reform

1989 – 1995
Secretary General of the German Council of Economic Experts, coordinating the work of the scientific staff of the SVR with nine employees

1995 – 2001
Chief Economist of DG Bank

2001 – 2002
Chief Economist and Head of Research at DZ Bank

2002 – 2008
Chief Economist Allianz Group and Dresdner Bank AG, Head of Corporate Center Economics

2009 – 2019
Chief Economist and Head of Group Center Economic Research, Allianz SE; Temporarily also responsible for Corporate Development and Public Policy

Freelance consultant (macroadvisors), ntv financial expert and economic advisor

Chief economist of HQ Trust

1984 – 1986
Second job as mentor of the Fernuniversität Gesamthochschule Hagen

seit 1991
Lecturer at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, lectures and seminars on current topics of economic policy

1992 – 1994
Lecturer at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel, Seminar on Economic Policy


• Baden Baden business network (BBUG), member
• Center for Financial Studies (CFS) at Goethe University Frankfurt, member of the planning staff
• German Stock Institute, member of the Advisory Board
• Association of Financial Executives e.V. (GEFIU), Member of the Board
• Goethe University Frankfurt, member of the investment committee
• Henkel Family Office, member of the investment committee
• Institute for Bank Historical Research (IBF), member of the board of trustees
• Institute for Economic Research (Ifo Institute), member of the board of trustees
• List company, board member
• Parcom German Private Equity, Advisory Board Member
• Amundi Deutschland, Member of the Advisory Board


• International Conference of Chief Bank Economists (ICCBE)
• Confederation of Business Economists (CBE)

Inflation Targeting and Financial Stability. Monetary Policy Challenges for the Future. Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2019

Book review Financial Times 2019

Book review FAZ 2019

Europe after the crisis. Completing the monetary union. (in German) Springer Gabler, Berlin, Heidelberg 2014

Emerging from the euro debt crisis. Springer, Heidelberg, Dordrecht, London, New York, NY

Book review FAZ 2013

Labor demand and employment. Theoretical basics and empirical investigations for the manufacturing industry of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, Göttingen, 1987

seit 1986
numerous articles in scientific publications

seit 1990
• Guest author for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Handelsblatt, Börsenzeitung, Welt, Neue Züricher Zeitung, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Project Syndicate and other daily newspapers as well as online portals
• regular appearances and interviews in various broadcast formats on national and international radio and TV
• multiple press awards as “forecaster of the year” for Germany

seit 1995
Columnist of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

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