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Wolfgang Engel

GM & Chief Representative (Dubai Office)

Wolfgang Engel leads the IIF’s efforts to establish and strengthen relationships with members in the Middle East & Africa and to identify and address their most important issues from their perspective, and to increase engagement with the official sector.

Before joining the IIF, Wolfgang was a member of the Management Committee at Société Générale in charge of the Financial Institutions Group Germany and Austria. In that role, he was primarily responsible for advising institutional clients on regulatory issues and debt and equity markets solutions.

Wolfgang held several positions at BNP Paribas, including Head of the Debt Capital Markets Europe in London, Head of Institutional Clients Coverage Group for Germany and Austria and Head of Corporate Banking Division in Germany, among other roles. He has also served in positions at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson in Frankfurt, the Asian Development Bank in Manila and JPMorgan in Frankfurt and New York.


Wolfgang holds an MBA in Banking and Finance from University Frankfurt (HSGV).