Svetlana Dimova is the Director-General within BaFin responsible for Resolution Planning in Germany. This includes preparations of decisions about home and host banks and banking groups including FMIs. Along with the policy work on the national and international level Ms. Dimova is well experienced with international cooperation and collaboration covering a range of cross-cutting regulatory issues. Prior to the transition of the National Resolution Authority from the FMSA to BaFin on 1.1.2018, Ms. Dimova has been instrumental in setting up the NRA within the FMSA. Ms. Dimova has extensive experience in accounting, audit and finance in the financial services industry, developed in leadership roles in an international bank and a leading consulting firm prior to joining the FMSA in 2012. She is a member of the Cross-Border Crisis Management Group for banks at the FSB. Ms. Dimova holds a Master’s Degree in Linguistics and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.