Burkhard Ober is Global Head of Public Policy at Allianz SE, representing the insurance and asset management activities of the group in policymaking and regulatory circles.
He began his professional career in investment banking at CCF Paris and WEST LB Düsseldorf, where he spent 10 years working in fixed income trading and sales in both Paris and Dubai.
He then moved to Dresdner Bank Asset Management (with became Allianz Global Investors in 2003), working in Central Asia and Eastern Europe. In 1998, he established and led an asset management entity in Sao Paulo, where he worked until 2003.
He moved to Brussels in 2006 and has since has held various roles in government affairs within the Allianz Group.
Burkhard Ober studied Law and Economics in Munich, Geneva and Hartford, CT. He holds an MBA in Finance.