Jörg Wulfken studied law in Hamburg from 1980 to 1987 and received his doctorate from the University of Constance in 1989 with a thesis on the global debt crisis. After working for Westdeutsche Landesbank in Düsseldorf, Clifford Chance in London and Frankfurt, and Bankgesellschaft Berlin, he served as a partner at the renowned law firm Mayer Brown in Frankfurt for 14 years, including more than 7 years as German Managing Partner and in the global management functions Management Board, Partnership Board, and Asian Board. From 2015 to 2020, he joined PwC Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft GmbH as a partner, where he was responsible for the Financial Services Legal practice in Germany and globally. He, among other things, developed a practice advising on soccer finance and in the area of "Social and Impact Finance" there.
Jörg Wulfken was a lecturer at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management for many years and has authored numerous publications, including co-editing the book "Performing and Non-Performing Loan Transactions Across the World - a Practical Guide", which was published by Euromoney in its 2nd edition in 2014. He, furthermore, is a member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Beteiligungs AG and the Georgian Micro Finance Institute JSC Georgian Credit, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of the Wulfken Foundation, which he established.
Languages: German, English, French