Andreas G. Scholz
CEO, dfv Euro Finance Group, Frankfurt am Main
Andreas Scholz has been working for the dfv Euro Finance Group since 2014 and already joined the management board in the summer of 2015. Since 1 September 2017 he is the CEO and responsible for all conferences of the dfv subsidiary that focuses on the financial market communication – especially the EURO FINANCE WEEK that annually takes place in November. It is one of the largest meeting points of the financial and banking industry in Europe. In addition Scholz is the publisher of the EURO FINANCE magazine (formerly International Bankers Forum) which is published four times a year.
Already during his studies, the trained banker started his career in the media, in radio and at ARD. As an editor and presenter, he reported directly from the Berlin Stock Exchange to the station Freies Berlin. In 1998, Scholz he established the finance and stock exchange activities at the newly launched Inforadio Berlin-Brandenburg and became editor-in-chief for the economy resort.
In 1999, Scholz joined the U.S. news agency Bloomberg, reported from the stock exchanges in Frankfurt and New York, worked worldwide as a reporter, and then - together with his team - continued to expand the German-language TV channel of Bloomberg News. Under his direction, BloombergTV's editorial office was awarded the "Business Editorial Office of the Year" in the category television in 2007 and 2008. For the news station N24 Scholz was on air with the talkshows "Börsengeflüster" and "Chefsache".
In 2010, Scholz became a board member and head reporter of DAF Deutsches Anleger Fernsehen AG. In the following years, Scholz conceptualised two books on the euro crisis, one together with Prof. Dr. Otmar Issing, the other with Jean-Claude Trichet. From 2013 to 2014 Scholz presented shows for Börse Stuttgart TV and was also "the face" for Börse Stuttgart on the news channel n-tv.
Scholz, born 1969 in Berlin, studied business economics (Diplom-Kaufmann) and journalism (M.A.) at the Freie Universität Berlin. He is a Young Leader Alumni of the Atlantic Bridge e. V. and has been a member of "The Group of 20+1" (until 2017), a community of 20 European economic journalists based in the financial center of Frankfurt, who has been awarding the "European Banker of the Year" award since 1994.