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Fifth ECB Forum on Banking Supervision 2023 – Speakers

Kerstin af Jochnick

Kerstin af Jochnick has been an ECB representative to the Supervisory Board since 1 October 2019.

Prior to this she was First Deputy Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, a position she had held since 2012. In that role, she was also an alternate member of the General Council of the European Central Bank from 2015 to 2019. She was also a member of the European Systemic Risk Board from 2015 to 2018.

From 2009 to 2011 Ms af Jochnick was Managing Director of the Swedish Bankers’ Association and from 2008 to 2009 she was Chair of the Committee of European Banking Supervisors.

From 1995 to 2007 she was Head of Banking Supervision at Finansinspektionen, the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority, where she had also worked as a financial analyst from 1991 to 1995.

Her other past roles have included Member of the Board of the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (2014-2018), Member of the IIF Advisory Group on Supervision (2010-2011) and Member of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (2003-2009 and 2013-2019).

Marlene Amstad

Marlene Amstad has been Chair of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA since 2021.

Marlene Amstad is Chair of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA, honorary professor of the University of Bern, senior fellow at Harvard and a board member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). She served as finance professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Co-Head of its FinTech Center focusing on China's Financial System. At Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in Hong Kong she coordinated the Asian Bond Fund (ABF) initiative and served as advisor to over 10 Asian central banks. Previously, she was Deputy Director at the Swiss National Bank (SNB) where she headed the investment strategy and financial market analysis. Working at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) she developed their Fed NY underlying inflation gauge (UIG). Previous posts include quantitative research at Credit Suisse and Swiss Economic Institute/ETH Zurich. Marlene regularly holds visiting positions with central banks, most recently at Bank of Japan. 

Her fields of interest include international finance with a focus on technology and financial supervision.

Michael Barr

Michael S. Barr took office as the Vice Chair for Supervision of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on 19 July 2022 for a four-year term. He also serves as a member of the Board of Governors for an unexpired term ending 31 January 2032.

Prior to his appointment to the Board, Mr Barr was the Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, the Frank Murphy Collegiate Professor of Public Policy, the Roy F. and Jean Humphrey Proffitt Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School, and the founder and faculty director of the University of Michigan's Center on Finance, Law & Policy. At the University of Michigan Law School, Mr Barr taught financial regulation and international finance and co-founded the International Transactions Clinic and the Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project.

Mr Barr served as the U.S. Department of the Treasury's assistant secretary for financial institutions from 2009 until 2010. Under President William J. Clinton, he served as the Treasury Secretary's special assistant, as deputy assistant secretary of the Treasury, as special adviser to the President, and as a special adviser and counselor on the policy planning staff at the U.S. Department of State.

Additionally, Mr Barr served as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter during October Term 1993, and previously to the Honorable Pierre N. Leval, then of the Southern District of New York.

Mr Barr received a BA in history from Yale University, an MPhil in international relations from Oxford University, and a JD from Yale Law School.

Thorsten Beck

Thorsten Beck is Director of the Florence School of Banking and Finance and Professor of Financial Stability at the European University Institute.

He is co-chair of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board (2023-2027) and Co-editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance. He was Professor of Banking and Finance at Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) in London between 2013 and 2021, Professor of Economics from 2008 to 2014 and the founding Chair of the European Banking Centerat Tilburg University.

Previously he worked in the research department of the World Bank from 1997 to 2008 and has worked as consultant for, among others, the European Central Bank, the Bank of England, the Bank for International Settlements, the International Monetary Fund, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the European Commission and the German Development Corporation.

He holds a PhD from the University of Virginia and an MA from the University of Tübingen in Germany.

John Berrigan

John Berrigan is the Director General in DG FISMA – the Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union – at the European Commission.

DG FISMA is responsible for EU-level policy making and legislative initiatives with respect to the financial sector, including Banking Union, Capital Markets Union, sustainable finance, digital finance, anti-money laundering and sanctions. In this context, Mr Berrigan represents the European Commission on the Economic and Financial Committee and the Financial Services Committee, which report to EU Finance Ministers. He also represents the Commission on the Financial Stability Board, which reports to G20 Finance Ministers. He attends the European Systemic Risk Board and is a permanent observer on the Single Resolution Board.

Mr Berrigan has been a Commission official since the mid-1980s and has spent most of that time working on financial-sector issues - first in DG ECFIN, where he contributed to macro-financial analysis in general and more specifically to financial-sector aspects of the assistance programmes for Member States, and now in DG FISMA. He worked on preparations for the introduction of the euro in 1999 and was secretary of the so-called Giovannini Group, which produced reports on e.g. matters related to euro-denominated debt issues and post-trading in EU securities markets in the early 2000s. In the mid-1990s, he worked for several years with the International Monetary Fund.

Mr Berrigan has a master’s degree in economics from University College Dublin. He is married with two children.

Claudio Borio

Claudio Borio has been Head of the Monetary and Economic Department at the Bank for International Settlements since 18 November 2013.

At the Bank for International Settlements since 1987, Mr Borio has held various positions in the Monetary and Economic Department (MED), including Deputy Head of MED and Director of Research and Statistics as well as Head of Secretariat for the Committee on the Global Financial System and the Gold and Foreign Exchange Committee (now the Markets Committee).

From 1985 to 1987, he was an economist at the OECD, working in the country studies branch of the Economics and Statistics Department. Prior to that, he was lecturer and research fellow at Brasenose College, Oxford University. He holds a DPhil and an MPhil in Economics and a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the same university.

His fields of interest include monetary economics and policy, financial stability and banking and finance.

Ana Botín

Ana Botín was appointed Executive Chair of Banco Santander in September 2014.

Today, Santander is one of the largest and most efficient banks in the world serving more than 164 million customers across Europe, North America and South America.

She began her career at JPMorgan in New York and joined Santander in 1988 to lead the Group’s expansion in Latin America. In 2002, she became Chief Executive of Banesto in Spain, before becoming CEO of Santander UK in 2010.

In 2023 Ms Botín was appointed Chair of the Institute of International Finance (IIF) and Chair of the World Economic Forum International Business Council (IBC). She is a Board member of the Coca-Cola Company and a member of the MIT CEO Advisory Board. She is also the founder and Chair of both Fundación CyD, which supports Spanish universities’ contribution to economic and social development, and Empieza por Educar, the Spanish affiliate of Teach for All.

Ana Botín earned her BA in Economics from Bryn Mawr College and is married with three sons.

José Manuel Campa

José Manuel Campa is Chairperson of the European Banking Authority.

After studying law and economics at the University of Oviedo and earning his PhD in economics from Harvard University, Mr Campa taught finance at New York University and the IESE Business School and consulted for a number of international organisations including the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Bank for International Settlements and the European Commission.

He then served as the tenth Secretary of State for Economy of the Spanish government and was most recently Director of Regulatory affairs of the Santander Bank.

Elena Carletti

Elena Carletti is Professor of Finance and Dean for Research at Bocconi University. 

Here, she also serves in the Executive Committee of the newly established Institute for European Policymaking and directs the unit "Banking, Finance and Regulation" at the Baffi Center on Economics, Finance and Regulation.

Ms Carletti is a member of the Board of Directors of Unicredit Group, where she is the chairwoman of the Internal Controls and Risk Committee, and a member of the Expert Group on Bank Supervision for the European Parliament. In addition, she is the director of the Banking and Corporate Finance network as well as of the Research Policy Network on European Financial Architecture at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

Ms Carletti is founding Director of the Florence School of Banking and Finance at the European University Institute, where she now serves as scientific advisor, and a former President of the European Finance Association. She has been a member of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) from April 2015 to March 2023 and a member of the Scientific Committee “Paolo Baffi Lecture” at the Bank of Italy from 2015 to 2021.

Before joining Bocconi University in 2013, Ms Carletti was Professor of Economics at the European University Institute from 2008 to 2013, holding a joint chair in the Economics Department and the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies. Prior to that, she was Associate Professor at Goethe University in Frankfurt and Assistant Professor at the University of Mannheim.

Ms Carletti holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics. She has published extensively in the most prestigious international journals on topics concerning financial intermediation, financial crises and regulation, monetary policy transmission, competition policy, corporate governance and sovereign debt.

Jacques de Larosière

Jacques de Larosière is a former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (1978-1987). He is currently Advisor to BNP Paribas’ Chairman. 

After beginning his career as a member of the Inspectorate General of Finances, he was Director of the Trésor (1973-1978), Governor of the Banque de France (1987-1993), President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (1993-1998), President of the Observatoire de l'Epargne Européenne and of the think tank EUROFI.

Mr de Larosière is a former student of the École Nationale d’Administration (ENA) and a graduate of the Institut d’Études Politiques of Paris (IEP). He is a member of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques of the Institut de France.

Frank Elderson

Frank Elderson has been a member of the Executive Board of the ECB since December 2020 and Vice-Chair of the ECB’s Supervisory Board since February 2021.

In his capacity as Executive Board member he oversees the ECB’s Directorate General Legal Services.

Mr Elderson previously served as Executive Director of De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB). At DNB he held several senior positions before joining its Governing Board in 2011.

Mr Elderson co-chairs the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Risks of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. From January 2018 to January 2022 he served as the first Chair of the newly founded Network of Central Banks and Supervisors for Greening the Financial System.

Mr Elderson studied various courses at the University of Zaragoza, Spain. He graduated in Dutch law at the University of Amsterdam in 1994 and obtained an LL.M. degree from Columbia Law School, New York, in 1995.

Andrea Enria

Andrea Enria took office as the second Chair of the ECB’s Supervisory Board in January 2019.

Before that he was the first Chairperson of the European Banking Authority from March 2011. He previously served as Head of the Supervisory Regulations and Policies Department at the Banca d’Italia and Secretary General of the Committee of European Banking Supervisors. He also held the position of Head of the Financial Supervision Division at the ECB. Before joining the ECB he worked for several years in the Research and Supervisory departments of the Banca d'Italia.

Mr Enria has a BA in economics from Bocconi University and an MPhil in economics from the University of Cambridge.

Stuart Graham

Stuart Graham founded Autonomous Research, a specialist global financials research firm, in 2009.

He was its CEO from 2009-2017, building a business with over 80 staff and revenues of USD 70mn. Prior to founding Autonomous, Mr Graham was the Head of European banks equity research at Merrill Lynch. He was the number 1-ranked European bank analyst for six consecutive years. Before joining Merrill Lynch in 2002, Mr Graham worked at JPMorgan and HSBC (both in banks equity research). He began his career at the Bank of England in 1988 in the banking supervision department.

Mr Graham holds an MA in modern history from Cambridge University.

Patrick Jenkins

Patrick Jenkins is Deputy Editor of the Financial Times.

Before his appointment, Mr Jenkins served as financial editor for over five years, shaping FT’s overall financial coverage and managing several teams, including banking, markets and Lex.

He joined the FT in 1998 and reported for FT Money and UK companies. He has been Frankfurt correspondent, Companies editor and Banking editor.

Dominique Laboureix

Dominique Laboureix is Chair of the Single Resolution Board.

Mr Laboureix formerly held the position of Secretary General of the French Prudential Supervisory Authority (Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution - ACPR), to which he was appointed in October 2019. He is a member of the Basel Committee for Banking Supervision (BCBS), member of the European Banking Authority (EBA) and alternate member of the Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism. Since June 2020, he co-chairs the BCBS Task Force on Evaluation. Between 2015 and 2019, he was among the founding members of the Single Resolution Board, the Brussels authority in charge of resolving banks in the Banking Union. Notably, he was responsible for resolution planning and preparation of decisions for banking groups from six European countries. He chaired the EBA Resolution Committee between 2015 and 2019 and was involved in a number of European and international fora. From 2013 to 2014, he was Deputy Director-General in charge of creating the Directorate of Resolution within ACPR and was responsible for building the first resolution plans of French banking institutions. He was involved in several international committees, in particular within the Financial Stability Board.

From 2011 to 2013, he was Director of the Banque de France Finance and Management Control Directorate. Between 2007 and 2011, he was Director of the ACPR Research and Policy Directorate, benefiting from his over 10 years of experience in banking supervision within the Off-Site Directorate of the ACPR. He started his career within Banque de France in the department in charge of payment systems and market infrastructures.

Mr Laboureix is a graduate of the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris and has a master degree in business law from Paris II University.

Christine Lagarde

Christine Lagarde has been President of the ECB since November 2019.

Between 2011 and 2019 she served as Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Prior to that she served as French Minister of Economy and Finance from 2007 to 2011, having been Trade Secretary from 2005 to 2007. A lawyer by background, she practised for 20 years with international law firm Baker McKenzie, of which she became Global Chair in 1999. She was the first woman to hold each of these positions.

In 2022 President Lagarde was ranked the second most influential woman in the world by Forbes. She has also been recognised by TIME as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. She was named Officer in the French Order of the Legion of Honor in April 2012 and Commander in the National Order of Merit in May 2021.

Naomi Lloyd

Naomi Lloyd is a TV journalist, presenter and broadcaster.

She has presented and produced Euronews’ Real Economy programme, interviewing key decision makers including Heads of State, Finance Ministers and EU Commissioners.

Previously, she was a producer for BBC World TV and a newsreader for BBC Radio. She has also been a news anchor for France 24, a reporter for Reuters TV in London, covering political events at Westminster and a reporter for EuroparlTV in Brussels, interviewing MEPs and explaining new legislation. She started out producing financial news bulletins for ITN’s online news and as reporter and presenter in UK regional TV.

Ms Lloyd also specialises in training senior leaders and experts to improve their on-camera presence and communicate complex information to an audience, for media interviews and other speaking opportunities.

Conny Lotze

Conny Lotze has been Deputy Director General Communications at the ECB since 2014, where she is in charge of strategic communications for ECB Banking Supervision.

Previously she was Chief of Media Relations at the International Monetary Fund. During more than 30 years in communications, she has also been bureau chief, correspondent and assistant editor for various news agencies and publications worldwide.

Elizabeth McCaul

Elizabeth McCaul is a Member of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank.

Her areas of responsibility include the Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP), internal governance and risk management, the digital agenda, the training program of the SSM as well as diversity and inclusion. She focuses on prudential implications in dynamic areas such as the oversight of FinTech and supervision of crypto-assets, cyber and IT risk and the digital transformation of the banking sector.

Ms McCaul joined the NY State Banking Department as First Deputy in 1995 and served as NY Superintendent of Banks from 1997-2003. She was elected Chair of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, served as a Member of the Federal Financial Institutions Examinations Council, on the Joint Forum for Financial Conglomerates and as an Instructor for Financial Stability Institute at the BIS.

Before joining the ECB, she worked for Promontory Financial Group where she founded the New York office and served as the Partner-in-Charge, as CEO and Chair of Europe, and Global Head of Strategy.

For the first decade of her career Ms McCaul was an investment banker at Goldman Sachs.

Jean Pierre Mustier

Jean Pierre Mustier is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Aareal Bank, a German commercial bank focused on real estate, and Chairman of Atos, a French technology company.

He began his career at Société Générale, where he remained from 1987 until 2009. He was Head of Corporate & Investment Banking, Asset Management, Private Banking and Securities Services.

In early 2011 he joined UniCredit as Deputy General Manager in charge of the Corporate & Investment Banking Division.

Early 2015, Mr Mustier became a London-based partner of Tikehau Capital, an alternative investment management group.

He returned to UniCredit in mid-2016 as Chief Executive Officer.

He also was Chairman of the European Banking Federation between 2019 and 2021.

From 2021 to 2023, he was a sponsor of three special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs « Pegasus »).

Tuomas Saarenheimo

Tuomas Saarenheimo has been President of the Euro Working Group since April 2020 and also serves as President of the Economic and Financial Committee.

Prior to that he was Permanent Under-Secretary at the Finnish Ministry of Finance, responsible for international and financial matters. Mr Saarenheimo further was Chief Economist at the Bank of Finland and has held positions as Executive Director for Nordic and Baltic countries at the International Monetary Fund and as national expert at the European Commission.

Christian Sewing

Christian Sewing has been Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Bank since April 2018. He has been a member of the Management Board since January 2015.

He joined the bank in 1989. From January until June 2015, he was responsible for the Management Board for the departments Legal, Incident Management Group and Group Audit, and assumed responsibility for Deutsche Bank’s Private & Commercial Bank between July 2015 and April 2018. He was Head of Group Audit from June 2013 to December 2014, prior to which he held a number of management positions in Deutsche Bank’s Risk Management. From 2012 to 2013, he was Deputy Chief Risk Officer. From 2010 to 2012, he served as the Bank’s Chief Credit Officer. He has worked in Frankfurt, London, Singapore, Tokyo and Toronto.

From 2005 until 2007, Christian Sewing was a member of the Management Board of Deutsche Genossenschafts-Hypothekenbank.

Since July 2021, he has been serving as the President of the German Banking Association. As of March 2023, he is also President of the European Banking Federation.

Maria Tadeo

Maria Tadeo is a Brussels-based correspondent for Bloomberg Television.

She regularly reports on European politics, economics and NATO. She has interviewed numerous European leaders and attended high-level summits and conferences as part of her reporting across Europe.

Ms Tadeo graduated with a degree in journalism (first class) from City University London. She speaks English, Spanish, Italian and French.

Davide Taliente

Davide Taliente is a Global Chair of Oliver Wyman’s Public Sector and Policy practice.

Mr Taliente specialises in Public Policy. He formerly was Managing Partner, EMEA.

His recent work has focused on innovation and economic development, “crowding in” foreign and private capital, the policy and regulation of digital and artificial intelligence, institutional reform and financial sector reform. Mr Taliente was a member of the Oliver Wyman Team that won the “Central Banking Awards”. He was Consigliere in the Draghi administration (Republic of Italy), advising on the execution of the Italy’s “recovery and resilience plan” and the attraction of foreign investment from investors and multi-nationals.

Most of his work has been with national governments, central banks and development banks as well as international and supranational bodies (e.g. G20, World Bank, International Finance Corporation, International Monetary Fund, Financial Stability Board, European Commission, European Central Bank).

Nicolas Théry

Nicolas Théry is Chairman of Crédit Mutuel, Europe’s ninth-biggest banking group.

A graduate of France’s École Nationale d’Administration, he spent the first part of his working life in the civil service in the Inspectorate of Finances and the Treasury. As a senior civil servant in the finance ministry, he was an advisor to Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the Minister of the Economy and Finance, and then chief of staff to the Budget Secretary, Florence Parly.

As a fervent proponent of good industrial relations, he then took up a role with the CFDT (Confédération française démocratique du travail), France’s largest national labor organization, working under its leader Nicole Notat as Confederation Secretary for Economic Affairs.

A committed European, Théry subsequently joined the European Commission as chief of staff to the EU Trade Commissioner, Pascal Lamy. He then worked in the Directorate-General for Enterprise before serving as Director at the EU Directorate-General for the Environment, where he was in charge of negotiations with the Member States and the European Parliament.

Nicolas Théry joined Crédit Mutuel in 2009 and performed numerous roles within the mutual banking group before becoming chairman in 2016.

Irene Tinagli

Irene Tinagli has been Chair of the ECON Committee of the European Parliament since September 2019. 

She was elected to the European Parliament in May 2019.

She holds a BA in Management from Bocconi University, a MSc and a PhD in Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. She also participated in the Global Leadership Programme at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

After the PhD, she worked at the University of Madrid as Assistant Professor of Management and Organizational Development from 2009 until 2013, when she was elected to the Italian Parliament.

Prior to her political engagement, she had worked as a consultant for regional and national European governments, the United Nations and the European Commission.

She has been a columnist for Italian newspaper La Stampa and has published three books. In 2010 she was nominated Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and in 2012 Young European Leader by Friends of Europe.

Steven van Rijswijk

S.J.A (Steven) van Rijswijk has been CEO and chairman of ING Group’s Executive Board since 1 July 2020. He has been a member of the Executive Board of ING Group since 8 May 2017.

Prior to his appointment as CEO and chairman, he was the chief risk officer (CRO). Steven van Rijswijk is also chairman of the Management Board Banking and responsible for the Sustainability department. Steven has been with ING since 1995 and held several managerial roles.

His most important ancillary positions are his functions as member of the Management Board of the Nederlandse Vereniging van Banken (NVB) and member of the Cyber Security Council (CSR).

Mr van Rijswijk holds a master’s degree in business economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Nicolas Véron

Nicolas Véron is Senior Fellow at Bruegel and the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

He cofounded Bruegel in Brussels in 2002-2005 and joined the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington DC in 2009. His research is primarily about financial systems and financial services policies, with a main geographical focus on Europe. A graduate of France’s École Polytechnique and École des Mines, his earlier experience includes senior positions in the French government and private sector in the 1990s and early 2000s. He is also an independent board member of the global derivatives trade repository arm of Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation, a financial infrastructure company that operates on a non-profit basis. In September 2012, Bloomberg Markets included Véron in its yearly global “50 Most Influential” list with reference to his early advocacy of the European banking union.

Sam Woods

Sam Woods has been Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and Chief Executive Officer of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) since 1 July 2016.

As Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and CEO of the PRA, Mr Woods is also a member of the Bank’s Court of Directors, the Prudential Regulation Committee, the Financial Policy Committee, and the Board of the Financial Conduct Authority.

Mr Woods’ previous role was Executive Director of Insurance at the PRA. In this role, he was responsible for overseeing the monitoring and regulation of over 600 life and general insurance firms. He joined the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in 2011 and transferred to the Bank in 2013 with the integration of the PRA. He served as Director for Financial Stability Strategy and Risk, and prior to that was Director for Domestic UK Banks Supervision. Before joining the FSA/Bank, Mr Woods spent ten years at HM Treasury in a variety of senior roles.


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