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General Board

The General Board takes the decisions necessary to ensure that the ESRB is able to perform the tasks entrusted to it. The Board meets at least four times a year (in March, June, September and December).

Members

The General Board consists of the following members with voting rights:

  • the President and the Vice-President of the European Central Bank (ECB)
  • the Governors of the national central banks of the Member States or, where applicable, high-level representatives of the designated authorities pursuant to Directive 2013/36/EU or Regulation (EU) No 575/2013
  • one Representative of the European Commission
  • the Chairperson of the European Banking Authority (EBA)
  • the Chairperson of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)
  • the Chairperson of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)
  • the Chair and the two Vice-Chairs of the Advisory Scientific Committee (ASC)
  • the Chair of the Advisory Technical Committee (ATC)

and the following members without voting rights:

  • one high-level representative per Member State of the national supervisory authorities, of a national authority entrusted with the conduct of macroprudential policy, or of the national central bank, unless the Governor of the national central bank is not the member of the General Board with voting rights, in which case a high-level representative of the national central bank is the member of the General Board without voting rights (the high-level representatives shall rotate depending on the item discussed, unless the national authorities of a particular Member State have agreed on a common representative)
  • the President of the Economic and Financial Committee (EFC)
  • the Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB
  • the Chair of the Single Resolution Board
  • the Governor of the national central bank of Iceland
  • the Governor of the national central bank of Norway
  • a high-level representative of the Ministry of Finance of Liechtenstein
  • a high-level representative of the competent national supervisory authority of the above mentioned European Free Trade Association (EFTA) States
  • a college member of the EFTA Surveillance Authority may participate in meetings of the General Board, whenever relevant to its tasks

Chair and Vice-Chairs

Christine Lagarde Chair of the ESRB
Stefan IngvesFirst Vice-Chair of the ESRB