Helmut Kraemer-EisSeptember 24, 2021 2021-09-24 9:58
Dr. Helmut Kraemer-Eis is Head of Research & Market Analysis and Chief Economist at the European Investment Fund (EIF), the EIB Group’s specialist provider of risk finance to benefit SMEs across Europe. His team supports EIF’s business development and strategic decision-making processes through applied research, market analyses, surveys, and economic impact assessments.
Prior to this, Helmut developed and headed the EIF’s Guarantees and Securitisation Risk Management team. He also worked as Senior Manager at KfW (Germany) in the field of Business Policy / Securitisation and in KfW’s Economic Research Department (financial markets, SME finance, renewable energy).
Helmut holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of Bonn (Germany) and a PhD from the University of Jena (Germany), where he also worked as a researcher and teaching associate. He has authored and co-authored numerous research publications on economic topics, i.e. related to SME finance, and a book on country risk analysis (and the consideration of the natural environment). He is the editor of EIF’s Working Papers series: http://www.eif.org/news_centre/research/index.htm