- PRESS RELEASE
- 28 January 2020
ECB appoints Roland Straub as Counsellor to the President
- Roland Straub confirmed in position as Counsellor to the President and Co-ordinator of the Counsel to the Executive Board
- Appointment effective as of 1 February 2020
The Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB) has appointed Roland Straub as Counsellor to the President and Co-ordinator of the Counsel to the Executive Board for a further three years. Mr Straub was appointed as Counsellor to the previous President on 1 February 2017.
Mr Straub, 45, has been with the ECB for 13 years. Before becoming Counsellor to the President, Mr Straub served as Counsellor to former Executive Board member Benoît Cœuré. Before this, he worked in the Directorates General Research and International & European Relations. Mr Straub previously worked at the International Monetary Fund as an economist. He holds a PhD in economics from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.
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- The Counsel to the Executive Board advises and assists the ECB’s six Executive Board members.