Markus Duscha co-initiated the citizens’ movement Finanzwende e.V. together with Finance Watch, Brussels, and has supported it since the beginning of 2017 by organising workshops and moderating events. He is also a founding member.
Right from the start, competent and well-known people could be won as supporters, both for the office (Gerhard Schick), on the supervisory board and among the members. These include scientists such as Martin Hellwig (former director of the Max Planck Institute for Public Goods), Peter Bofinger (member of the German Council of Economic Experts) and Rainer Lenz (director of Financ-Watch), representatives of civil society such as Christoph Bautz (chairman of the board of Campact) or Antje Schneeweiß (Südwind Institute) and Peter Eigen (founder of Transparency International) and consumer protectionists such as Axel Kleinlein (Federation of the Insured).