born in 1966 in Bielefeld (North Rhine-Westphalia)
In 1986 Dr Matthias Böcker began his bank training and gained his first practical experience at Bankhaus Lampe Bielefeld and Frankfurt. This was followed by studies at the universities of Marburg (economics) and Illinois (accounting/finance). After various tasks and projects as a research assistant and the completion of his PhD and subsequent activities at the German Savings Banks and Giro Association (Bonn and Berlin), he became a founding manager and, in 2004, Managing Director of Sparkassen Rating und Risikosysteme GmbH (Berlin).
Dr Matthias Böcker has been working for SaarLB since 2009. First as Head of Corporate Development and since 2015 as a member of the Board of Management.
Dr Matthias Böcker is a member of the Supervisory Board of Saarländische Wagnisfinanzierungsgesellschaft [Saarland Venture Capital Association], a member of the Management Board of the Stiftung für die Wissenschaft [Foundation for Science] and a member of the Board of Management of the Universitätsgesellschaft des Saarlandes [University Association of Saarland].