Executive Board

The Executive Board consists of

  • the President,
  • the Vice-President and
  • four other members

All members are appointed by the European Council, acting by a qualified majority.

Back row (left to right): Yves Mersch, Peter Praet, Benoît Cœuré. Front row (left to right): Sabine Lautenschläger, Mario Draghi (President), Vítor Constâncio (Vice-President)

Members of the Executive Board

February 2014

Responsibilities

  • to prepare Governing Council meetings;
  • to implement monetary policy for the euro area in accordance with the guidelines specified and decisions taken by the Governing Council. In so doing, it gives the necessary instructions to the euro area NCBs;
  • to manage the day-to-day business of the ECB;
  • to exercise certain powers delegated to it by the Governing Council. These include some of a regulatory nature.

Members

Mario Draghi

Mario Draghi

President of the ECB

Curriculum vitae
Vítor Constâncio

Vítor Constâncio

Vice-President of the ECB

Curriculum vitae
Benoît Cœuré

Benoît Cœuré

Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

Curriculum vitae
Sabine Lautenschläger

Sabine Lautenschläger

Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

Curriculum vitae
Yves Mersch

Yves Mersch

Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

Curriculum vitae
Peter Praet

Peter Praet

Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

Curriculum vitae