Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board meets twice a month to discuss, plan and carry out the ECB’s supervisory tasks. It proposes draft decisions to the Governing Council under the non-objection procedure.

ECB Governing Council

Composition

  • Chair (appointed for a non-renewable term of five years)
  • Vice-Chair (chosen from among the members of the ECB's Executive Board)
  • four ECB representatives
  • representatives of national supervisors

Supervisory Board (Chair, Vice-Chair and ECB representatives, as at 6 May 2015)

Members of the Supervisory Board
ECB Members
Chair Danièle Nouy CV
Vice-Chair Sabine Lautenschläger CV
ECB representative Ignazio Angeloni CV
ECB representative Luc Coene CV
ECB representative Julie Dickson CV
ECB representative Position vacant
Representatives of national supervisors
Belgium Mathias Dewatripont (Nationale Bank van België/Banque Nationale de Belgique)
Germany Felix Hufeld (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienst­leistungs­aufsicht)
Andreas Dombret (Deutsche Bundesbank)
Estonia Kilvar Kessler (Finantsinspektsioon)
Madis Müller (Eesti Pank)
Ireland Cyril Roux (Central Bank of Ireland/Banc Ceannais na hÉireann)
Greece Ilias Plaskovitis (Bank of Greece)
Spain Fernando Restoy Lozano (Banco de España)
France Robert Ophèle (Banque de France)
Italy Fabio Panetta (Banca d’Italia)
Cyprus Yiangos Demetriou (Central Bank of Cyprus)
Lithuania Ingrida Šimonytė (Lietuvos bankas)
Latvia Pēters Putniņš (Finanšu un kapitāla tirgus komisija)
Zoja Razmusa (Latvijas Banka)
Luxembourg Claude Simon (Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier)
Norbert Goffinet (Banque centrale du Luxembourg)
Malta Karol Gabarretta (Malta Financial Services Authority)
Alexander Demarco (Bank Ċentrali ta’ Malta/Central Bank of Malta)
Netherlands Jan Sijbrand (De Nederlandsche Bank)
Austria Helmut Ettl (Finanzmarktaufsicht)
Andreas Ittner (Oesterreichische Nationalbank)
Portugal Elisa Ferreira (Banco de Portugal)
Slovenia Marko Bošnjak (Banka Slovenije)
Slovakia Vladimír Dvořáček (Národná banka Slovenska)
Finland Anneli Tuominen (Finanssivalvonta)
Jouni Timonen (Suomen Pankki – Finlands Bank)

If the national supervisory authority designated by a Member State is not a national central bank (NCB), the representative of the competent authority can be accompanied by a representative from their NCB. In such cases, the representatives are together considered as one member for the purposes of the voting procedure.

Supervisory Board - Group photo

Supervisory Board (full composition, as at 2 December 2014)

Front Row (from left to right): Robert Ophèle, Fabio Panetta, Danièle Nouy, Sabine Lautenschläger, Norbert Goffinet, Anneli Tuominen, Cyril Roux, Matej Krumberger (alternate for member Stanislava Zadravec Caprirolo) Center Row (from left to right): Mathias Dewatripont, Elke König, Ignazio Angeloni, Julie Dickson, Vassiliki Zakka, Claude Simon, Jan Sijbrand, Sirkka Hämäläinen, Mariano Herrera (alternate for member Fernando Restoy Lozano) Back Row (from left to right): Andreas Ittner, Vladimír Dvořáček, Karol Gabarretta, Zoja Razmusa, Kristaps Zakulis, Yiangos Demetriou, Kilvar Kessler, Helmut Ettl, António Varela, Alexander Demarco

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee supports the activities of the Supervisory Board and prepares the Board’s meetings.

Composition

  • Chair of the Supervisory Board
  • Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board
  • one ECB representative
  • five representatives of national supervisors

The five representatives of national supervisors are appointed by the Supervisory Board for one year based on a rotation system that ensures a fair representation of countries.

Members of the Steering Committee
Chair of the Supervisory Board Danièle Nouy
Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board Sabine Lautenschläger
ECB representative Ignazio Angeloni
France Robert Ophèle (Banque de France)
Ireland Cyril Roux (Central Bank of Ireland/Banc Ceannais na hÉireann)
Italy Fabio Panetta (Banca d’Italia)
Cyprus Yiangos Demetriou (Central Bank of Cyprus)
Luxembourg Claude Simon (Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier / Luxembourg)