Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board meets every three weeks 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
Members of the Supervisory Board
ECB Members
Chair Andrea Enria CV
Vice-Chair Yves Mersch CV
ECB representative Pentti Hakkarainen CV
ECB representative Edouard Fernandez-Bollo CV
ECB representative Kerstin af Jochnick CV
Incoming ECB representative Elizabeth McCaul
Representatives of national supervisors
Belgium Tom Dechaene (Nationale Bank van België/Banque Nationale de Belgique)
Germany Felix Hufeld (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienst­leistungs­aufsicht)
Joachim Wuermeling (Deutsche Bundesbank)
Estonia Kilvar Kessler (Finantsinspektsioon)
Maive Rute (Eesti Pank)
Ireland Ed Sibley (Central Bank of Ireland/Banc Ceannais na hÉireann)
Greece Ilias Plaskovitis (Bank of Greece)
Spain Margarita Delgado (Banco de España)
France Denis Beau (Banque de France)
Italy Alessandra Perrazzelli (Banca d’Italia)
Cyprus Vacant position (Central Bank of Cyprus)
Lithuania Vacant position (Lietuvos bankas)
Latvia Kristīne Černaja-Mežmale (Finanšu un kapitāla tirgus komisija)
Zoja Razmusa (Latvijas Banka)
Luxembourg Claude Wampach (Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier)
Eric Cadilhac (Banque centrale du Luxembourg)
Malta Catherine Galea (Malta Financial Services Authority)
Oliver Bonello (Bank Ċentrali ta’ Malta/Central Bank of Malta)
Netherlands Frank Elderson (De Nederlandsche Bank)
Austria Helmut Ettl (Österreichische Finanzmarktaufsicht)
Gottfried Haber (Oesterreichische Nationalbank)
Portugal Ana Paula Serra (Banco de Portugal)
Slovenia Irena Vodopivec Jean (Banka Slovenije)
Slovakia Vladimír Dvořáček (Národná banka Slovenska)
Finland Anneli Tuominen (Finanssivalvonta)
Päivi Tissari (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 (full composition, as at 21 February 2019)

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 Andrea Enria
Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board Yves Mersch
ECB representative Pentti Hakkarainen
France Denis Beau (Autorité de contrôle prudential et de résolution)
Netherlands Frank Elderson (De Nederlandsche Bank)
Luxembourg Claude Wampach (Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier)
Austria Helmut Ettl (Österreichische Finanzmarktaufsicht)
Slovenia Irena Vodopivec Jean (Banka Slovenije)