Peter Praet

26. 11. 2019.

Peter Praet, Former Chief Economist and Member of the Executive Board at European Central Bank (2011-2019)
Peter joined the European Central Bank as Member of the Executive Board in 2011. He was responsible for the Directorate General Economics. Before joining the ECB, Peter Praet was Executive Director of the National Bank of Belgium (2000-2011). Here he was responsible for International Cooperation, Financial Stability and Oversight of Financial Infrastructures and Payments Systems. Between 2002 and 2011, he was also a Member of the Management Committee of the Belgian Banking, Finance and Insurance Commission (CBFA), where he was responsible for Prudential Policy for banking and insurance. Peter Praet served as Chief of Cabinet for the Belgian Minister of Finance from 1999-2000, as Chief Economist of Générale de Banque and Fortis Bank from 1988-1999, as Professor of Economics at the Université Libre de Bruxelles from 1980-1987, and as Economist at the International Monetary Fund from 1978-1980. He earned a Ph.D. in Economics from the Université Libre de Bruxelles in 1980. Peter Praet served on several high-level international committees, including the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems, the Committee on the Global Financial System, and the European Banking Authority.

David T. Llewellyn

29. 03. 2019.

David T. Llewellyn is Professor of Money and Banking at Loughborough University and an External Member of Kellogg College at the University of Oxford. He is a member of the Council of Management and former President of SUERF. Until recently, he was Chair of the European Banking Authority’s Banking Stakeholder Group and was formerly a Public Interest Director on the Board of the UK’s former retail investment regulatory agency – the Personal Investment Authority. He has also had career posts as economist at Unilever, HM Treasury, and International Monetary Fund and has served as a consultant to financial institutions, international agencies, and regulatory authorities in the UK and abroad. He has researched and published extensively in the area of banking strategy, competition in financial systems, and banking and financial regulation. In 2016 he was awarded an honorary doctorate for his contributions to banking regulation.

Franco Bruni

07. 06. 2018.

Franco Bruni is full Professor of International Monetary Economics at Bocconi University of Milan. Born April 12th, 1948. Degree in Economics from Università Bocconi. Master of Science in Economics from MIT, Cambridge, U.S.A.

From 1991 to 2008, he was Member of the SUERF Council of Management and served as Vice-President (1994-1997) and President (1997-2000) of the association.

Has been a member of the Founding Committee of the Università di Bolzano, visiting scholar and visiting professor at New York University, University of California at Berkeley, Chulalongkorn University of Bangkok, Università Getulio Vargas of Sao Paulo, University of New South Wales in Sydney, UBC in Vancouver, and Fudan University in Shanghai.

Niels Thygesen

27. 11. 2013.

Niels Thygesen is Chairman of the European Fiscal Board and Professor Emeritus of International Economics at the University of Copenhagen. He obtained his undergraduate and graduate degrees there and an MPA from Harvard University. After working for the Danish government, Harvard’s Development Advisory Service (in Malaysia), and the OECD in Paris, he held a Chair at the University of Copenhagen for more than 30 years, serving also as Adviser to the Governor of Danmarks Nationalbank, Chair of the Danish Economic Council and member of various expert groups on European monetary and financial integration – the subject area of most of his research and publications over the last four decades – and international economics. He is a Founder Member of the European Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee since 1998 and Honorary fellow of the Danish Economic Association.