Folker Hellmeyer (59) started his career in banking at Deutsche Bank in 1982. After the apprenticeship Hellmeyer was active in foreign exchange trading in Hamburg and London.
At the beginning of1990 he left Deutsche Bank to join the foreign exchange broker Bierbaum, one of the leading brokers at the time, in Düsseldorf.
From 1995 until 2002 Hellmeyer worked at Landesbank Hessen Thuringia, wehere he started as senior dealer. In 1997/98 he was promoted to be Chief Analyst and he was also in charge of the central bank desk (FX,MM).
In 2002 he joined Bremer Landesbank, where he stayed until the end of 2017 as Chief Analyst and Chief Economist. Furthermore Hellmeyer was active in the Fonds Advisory at BLB.
Since 2018 Hellmeyer is Chief Analyst at Solvecon-Invest in Bremen, a company founded in 2017 by the asset management team of former BLB.