Beatrice Weder di Mauro

Beatrice Weder di Mauro

Italian and Swiss, born 1965

Year of initial election to UBS: 2012

Functions at UBS Group AG

Member of the Audit Committee / member of the Corporate Culture and Responsibility Committee

Year of initial election to UBS Group AG: 2014
Year of initial election to UBS AG: 2012

Professional history and education

Beatrice Weder di Mauro was elected to the BoD of UBS AG at the 2012 AGM and of UBS Group AG in November 2014. She has been a member of the Audit Committee since 2012 and became a member of the Corporate Culture and Responsibility Committee in 2017. She was a member of the Risk Committee from 2013 to 2017. Since July 2018, Ms. Weder di Mauro has been President of the Center for Economic Policy Research, a network of more than 1,000 academic economists based in Europe. She is Research Professor and Distinguished Fellow at the Emerging Markets Institute at INSEAD in Singapore. From 2001 to 2018, she held the chair of international macroeconomics at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz and was a member of the German Council of Economic Experts from 2004 to 2012. She held visiting positions at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, DC, at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA, and at the United Nations University in Tokyo. Prior to this, she worked as an economist at the IMF and the World Bank in Washington, DC. She received a PhD and a habilitation in economics from the University of Basel. Since 2005, Ms. Weder di Mauro has served as an independent director on the boards of globally leading companies in development finance, pharmaceuticals, technology and insurance.

Other activities and functions

  • Supervisory Board member of Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Board member of Bombardier Inc.
  • Member of the ETH Zurich Foundation Board of Trustees