Folker Hellmeyer is considered to be one of Germany's most distinctive economists and leading analysts.
After finishing his banking apprenticeship in the 1980s, Folker Hellmeyer was working in foreign exchange trading for Deutsche Bank AG in Hamburg and London.
In February 1990, he switched to Bierbaum & Co. GmbH & Co. OHG as over-the-counter broker in the interbank foreign exchange market.
From 1995 to 2002 he was working as senior dealer and from 1997/98 as leading analyst and person responsible for central banking at the regional state bank of Hesse-Thuringia GZ.
From April 2002 until the end of 2017 Folker Hellmeyer was leading analyst/economist at the regional state bank of Bremen. Since 2016 he has been successfully working in Fonds Adivsory at BLB.
Since the beginning of 2018, he has been leading analyst at the newly founded Solvecon-Invest and plays a role in Fonds Advisory.
As commentator on the international finance markets he regularly appears on n-tv, Welt-TV and other channels.
In 2008, Hellmeyer wrote his bestselling book "Endlich Klartext," published in FinanzBuch Verlag.