Ignazio Angeloni is currently a Member of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank. He has previously been the Director General Financial Stability, Head of ECB preparation for the SSM, and Adviser to the ECB Executive Board on European financial integration, financial stability and monetary policy.
Andrea Enria is the first Chairperson of the European Banking Authority (EBA). He took up office on 1 March, 2011 and is serving a term of five years. He represents the EBA and is responsible for preparing the work of the Board of Supervisors and chairs its meetings as well as those of the Management Board. Prior to taking up this role, Andrea Enria was the Head of the Regulation and Supervisory Policy Department at the Bank of Italy. He had previously served as Secretary General of the Committee of European Banking Supervisors (the EBA’s predecessor). In the past, he also held the position of Head of Financial Supervision Division at the European Central Bank. Before joining the ECB, he worked for several years in the Research Department and in the Supervisory Department of the Bank of Italy.
Mauro Grande had been Adviser to the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB) since 2012. He has worked for the ECB in the area of prudential supervision and financial stability as Head of Division, Director and then Director General, including participation in international bodies (Financial Stability Board, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision) and in the EU Financial Services Committee and European Banking Authority.
Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
Olivier Guersent joined the European Commission in 1992, initially with the “Merger Task Force” in the Directorate-General for Competition. In the 22 years since then, he has alternated between the private offices of a number of European Commissioners (Karel Van Miert, Michel Barnier and Neelie Kroes) and DG Competition (successively Deputy Head of Unit in charge of cartels, Head of Unit in charge of policy and coordination of cases, Head of Unit in charge of merger control, Acting Director “Transport, postal and other services” and, from 2009, Director responsible for the fight against cartels. From 2010 to 2014 he was the head of the private office of Michel Barnier, Commissioner for Internal Market and Services. Having held the position of Deputy Director-General since July 2014, Olivier Guersent has been Director-General of the Directorate-General for Financial
Frank Smets is the Director General of the Directorate General Research of the European Central Bank. From 2013 to 2016, he was Counsellor to the President and Co-ordinator of the Counsel to the Executive Board to the President of the ECB. Previously, he held the role of Head of Research from 2008 till 2013. He is Professor at the Centre for Economic Studies of the KU Leuven and honorary Duisenberg Professor at the University of Groningen. He is a CEPR Research Fellow. He has published extensively on monetary, macroeconomic, financial and international issues mostly related to central banking. He was Managing Editor of the International Journal of Central Banking from 2008 till 2010. He holds a PhD in Economics from Yale University.