Dr. Joerg Ruehle
Group Head, Region Lead, MEA
Dr. Ruehle is Group Head, Region Lead for MasterCard Advisors and oversees all related activity across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
Based in Dubai, Dr. Ruehle plays an influential role in the payments industry, lecturing at various banking conferences on topics including Retail Banking, Basel II and Payment (topics). In addition he has co-authored Basel II – Implication for Medium sized companies in Germany, a banking related book in 2010.
Dr. Ruehle joined MasterCard Advisors in 2007, heading Advisors in European high growth markets and working in Germany, Italy, Switzerland and France.
Prior to MasterCard, Dr. Ruehle worked in strategy consulting and the Pharmaceutical and Health Care Industry. He was a member of the faculty at the University of Cologne, lecturing students for 2 years on topics related to Management and Strategy.
Joerg Ruehle holds a Masters degree in Business Administration and a Phd from University of Cologne in Germany and an Executive Certification from University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.