Torsten Ehlers

Torsten Ehlers

Senior Economist
Monetary and Economic Department, Financial Markets

Torsten Ehlers joined the BIS as an Economist in September 2011, after earning his PhD from the University of Zurich. During his studies he conducted research projects both at the Bank of England and the Bundesbank. Prior to his PhD, he obtained a Masters in Economics from Warwick University, United Kingdom, and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Dortmund, Germany. From 2013 to 2016 he worked in the BIS representative office in Hong Kong SAR. His research interests cover international banking, derivatives markets, shadow banking and sustainable finance.

Fields of interest

  • International finance
  • Financial markets
  • Developing Asia