Dr. Axel A. Weber is a Chairman at The German Institute for Economic Research, a Chairman at UBS Group AG, a Chairman at UBS AG, a Chairman at UBS AG (London Branch), a Chairman at The Institute of International Finance, Inc., a Member at European Banking Group, a Member at European Financial Services Round Table, a Member at Société Universitaire Européenne De Recherches Financières, a Member at The Group of Thirty, a Member at The Trilateral Commission, a Member at Verein Für Socialpolitik and a Member-Foundation Board at International Institute for Management Development. He is on the Board of Directors at Financial Services Professional Board, International Monetary Conference, Swiss Bankers Association, Swiss Finance Council, UBS AG /Stamford Branch/ and Stiftung Avenir Suisse. Dr. Weber was previously employed as a Chief Executive Officer by Deutsche Bundesbank, a Chief Executive Officer & Member-Governing Council by European Central Bank, a Member by German Council of Economic Experts, a Professor by Universität zu Köln, a Professor by Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, a Professor by University of Bonn, and a Governor by International Monetary Fund. He also served on the board at The Bank for International Settlements. He received his graduate degree from Universität Konstanz and a doctorate degree from the University of Siegen.