Gabriel Glöckler


  • Principal Adviser, Directorate General Communications, European Central Bank

Fields of interest:

  • European political, economic and monetary integration
  • Economic and Monetary Union
  • Political economy
  • Institutional development of the EU
  • Eurozone crisis management and response
  • Banking Union
  • Political communication and interaction between politics and financial markets


  • M.A. European Studies, College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium
  • M.A. (Oxon) Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Professional experience:

  • Head of Division, Directorate General Secretariat, European Central Bank, Assistant Secretary to the ECB's Executive Board and Governing Council (2013-2016)
  • Deputy Head of Division, EU Institutions Division, Directorate General International and European Relations, European Central Bank (2009-2013)
  • Member of the Economic Policy Committee of the EU (2011-2013)
  • Counsellor to the Vice-President, Counsel to the Executive Board, European Central Bank (2003-2009)
  • (Senior) Economist, European Relations Division, Directorate General International and European Relations, European Central Bank (1999-2003)
  • Teaching Assistant, College of Europe, Bruges (1997-1998)

Teaching experience:

  • Visiting Professor College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium, since 2013
  • Regular guest lectures at universities in Europe and beyond, inter alia, at Oxford University (Political Economy of Financial Markets, November 2013); the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (March 2013), the Central European University, Budapest (March 2010 & 2011), the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin (2011, 2012, 2013), the Deutsche Hochschule für Verwaltungswissenschaften, Speyer (2011, 2014)
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Explaining the sudden creation of a banking supervisor for the euro area Gabriel Glöckler, Johannes Lindner and Marion Salines Journal of European Public Policy, 23.9 2016-08-02
Die Wirtschafts- und Währungspolitik - Vorbemerkungen zu den Artikeln 119-144 AUEV Gabriel Glöckler in: von der Groeben † / Schwarze / Hatje, Europäisches Unionsrecht, 7. Auflage 2015, Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015-03-03
“‘Tough love’: How the ECB’s monetary financing prohibition pushes deeper euro area integration” Gabriel Glöckler, Jonathan Yiangou and Mícheál O’Keeffe Journal of European Integration, 35.3 2013-04-02
“Existential Crisis, Incremental Response: The Eurozone’s Dual Institutional Evolution 2007-2011" Gabriel Glöckler, Marion Salines and Zbigniew Truchlewski Journal of European Public Policy, 19.5 2012-03-01
“From polyphony to harmony? The external representation of EMU” Gabriel Glöckler and Zbigniew Truchlewski in Lieb, Julia, von Ondarza, Nicolai and Schwarzer, Daniela (eds.) ‘The EU in International Fora – Lessons for the Union’s External Representation after Lisbon’, NOMOS Verlagsgesellschaft, 117-136 2011-11-16
“Wege aus der Krise – die Zukunft der Eurozone" Gabriel Glöckler and Steffen Strodthoff in: Lange, Joachim (ed.): Griechenland und die Lehren für die Euro-Zone, Loccumer Protokolle, 12/11 2011-12-05
“Euro area economic governance and the financial crisis: Flash in the pan or new quality?” Gabriel Glöckler in: Liddle, Roger (ed.) ‘After the Crisis: A new socio-economic settlement for the EU, pp. 45-62 2009-10-27
“From Take-off to Cruising Altitude: Management Reform and Organizational Change of the European Central Bank” Gabriel Glöckler in: Bauer, Michael W./Knill, Christoph (eds.), Management Reforms in International Organizations, Nomos, Baden-Baden, 2007, pp.85-95. 2007-07-20
“Why ‘more’ is not always ‘better’: information availability and central bank transparency” Gabriel Glöckler in Tsoukalis, Loukas (ed.) “Governance and Legitimacy in EMU”, European University Institute, Florence 2005-05-10
“Reflections on decision-making in the Governing Council of the ECB – the case of the adjustment of voting modalities in the Governing Council” Gabriel Glöckler in Riedel, Eibe and Hanschel, Dieter (eds.) “Institutionalization of international negotiation systems”, Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, 2005, pp.179-183 2005-04-22
“Fiscal policies in the European Union: policy-making in a rules-based framework” Gabriel Glöckler in: "The Polish Way to the Euro", National Bank of Poland, Warsaw, 220-251 2001-10-23
“L'Amérique latine face à la mondialisation: union monétaire régionale ou dollarisation?” Gabriel Glöckler and Alicia Garcia Herrero Problèmes d'Amérique latine, No. 41; La documentation Française, Paris 2001. 2001-07-16
"The euro and the politics of international monetary relations" Gabriel Glöckler University of Manchester, European Policy Research Unit paper No.2/98 1998-11-16
“A ‘Single Voice’ for Europe’s Single Currency?” Gabriel Glöckler Current Politics and Economics of Europe, 8.2: 187-206 1998-12-15
Guide to EU Policies Gabriel Glöckler, Lie Junius, Gioia Scappucci, Simon Usherwood, Julian Vassallo Blackstone Press Limited, London 1998-07-07
Title Authors Where Date
“Money and Trust: Politics and Markets – Why Everything Should Communicate” Gabriel Glöckler Presentation at TEDx Rhein-Main event “Everything communicates”, Frankfurt am Main 2012-10-29
“The ECB to the rescue: Filling the Lacunae in Euro Area Governance” Gabriel Glöckler Public lecture at the University of Edinburgh 2012-06-01
"Alle Wege führen nach Frankfurt? Mittel- und Osteuropa und der Euro in Zeiten der Krise" Gabriel Glöckler „Regensburger Vorträge zum östlichen Europa“, Osteuropa-Institut, University of Regensburg 2009-01-14