Martin Aehling has been founder and director of the non-profit organisation FRS Financial Risk and Stability gGmbH since January 2018. Before, he was Head and Coordinator of its predecessor Financial Risk and Stability Network. He launched the initiative in 2012 and developed activities, in particular the Financial Stability Conferences and the network. Prior, he has been chief editor and advisor for a publishing house in Frankfurt focusing on institutional investment. He also worked as financial journalist, economic editor and author for several media and companies.