Stan Maes

Acting Head of Macroprudential Unit

DG FISMA, European Commission

Stan Maes

Acting Head of Macroprudential Unit

DG FISMA, European Commission

Biography

Stan Maes is currently the Acting Head of the Macroprudential Policy unit at the European Commission (Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union). He joined the European Commission in 2007 as a member of the Chief Economist Team (Directorate-General for Competition).

Before joining the Commission, Stan served as a macroeconomic advisor of the Belgian Prime Minister in 2006-2007, financial stability economist at the National Bank of Belgium from 2003-2006, and assistant professor of financial economics at the University of Amsterdam from 2002-2004.

Stan earned his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Leuven in 2003. Stan has been teaching a number of courses for many years in the advanced master programs at the University of Leuven and Louvain School of Management (‘economics of financial intermediation‘, ‘empirics of financial markets‘, ‘macro-finance’). He also gives regular lectures on financial crises and the EU regulatory reform agenda to the general public, university students, think tanks, bankers and insurers.

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