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Dr. Volker Treier

Stv. Hauptgeschäftsführer des Dt. Industrie- und Handelskammertags


Dr. Volker Treier, born August 6th 1969 in Creglingen, married, two children.

Since January 2014: Deputy Chief Executive Officer – responsible for:

  • International und European Economic Affairs
  • The network of bi-national German Chambers, Delegations and Representations of German Industry and Commerce (AHKs) in 86 countries worldwide


Employment History:


  • January 2011 to December 2013: Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director International Economics Affairs
  • January 2008 to December 2010: Managing Director of the DIHK division „Economic Policy”, Chief Economist
  • December 2006 to December 2007: Deputy  Managing Director of the division Professional Education, Education Policy, Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK)
  • December 2006 to December 2007: Executive of the DIHK organisation for professional education, Bonn
  • January 2003 to November 2006: Head of the department for economic cycle and growth policy, analysis of the economic situation, economic-political surveys of companies as well as
  • January 2003 to December 2006: Delegate for the special mission "European Political Controlling" in the DIHK
  • January 1998 to December 2002: part-time assistant professor for Economics and Business Studies at the German Chamber of Commerce Oberfranken, Bayreuth
  • 1990 to 2002: Studies in Economics at the Universities of Bamberg and Budapest, Doctor of Economic Sciences at the University of Bamberg, thereby scientific assistant at the chair of Finance at the University of Bamberg, project collaborator of the German Academic Exchange Service project „Internationalisation of the Curriculum in European Economics Bamberg-Budapest-Tirana-Sarajevo“