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PABLO HERNÁNDEZ DE COS

Madrid, 20 January 1971.

Academic qualifications, distinctions and awards

  • 1993 Graduate in Economics and Business Studies from the University College of Financial Studies (CUNEF). Complutense University of Madrid.
  • 1994 Graduate in Law from UNED.
  • 2004 PhD in Economics from the Complutense University of Madrid.
  • 2009 Management Programme. IESE Business School.

Career details

  • 2019 Chair of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS).
  • Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Macroprudential Authority Financial Stability Board (AMCESFI).
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Financial Stability Institute (FSI) of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).
  • Chair of the Advisory Technical Committee (ATC) and member of the Steering Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB).
  • 2018 to date Governor of the Banco de España.
  • Member of the Governing and General Council, European Central Bank.
  • Member of the General Board of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB).
  • Member of the Financial Stability Board (Plenary, Steering Committee, Standing Committee on Supervisory and Regulatory Cooperation and Regional Consultive Group for Europe).
  • Member of the BIS Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision (GHOS).
  • Alternate Governor for Spain at the IMF (International Monetary Fund).
  • Member of the Board of Governors of Center for Latin American Monetary Studies (CEMLA).
  • Member of the Consejo de Estado (Spanish State Council).
  • President of the Board of Trustees of Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI).
  • 2016-2019 Member of the Board of the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies (ICMB).
  • 2017-2018 Member of the Economic and Financial Committee of the European Union.
  • 2015-2018
  • Director General Economics, Statistics and Research, Banco de España.
  • Alternate to the Governor on the Governing Council of the European Central Bank.
  • Member of the Consejo Superior de Estadística de España (High Council on Statistics).
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI).
  • Member of the Board of Trustees and of the Executive Board of FEDEA (Foundation for Applied Economic Studies).
  • 2013-2014 Member of the Experts’ Committee for the Reform of the Spanish Tax System.
  • 2011-2014 Associate lecturer, Instituto de Empresa.
  • 2010-2015 Chairman of the Public Finances Working Group. Monetary Policy Committee of the European Central Bank.
  • 2008-2014 Member of the Economic Policy Committee of the ECOFIN Council of the European Union.
  • 2007-2015 Head of the Economic Policy Analysis Division, DG Economics, Statistics and Research, Banco de España.
  • 2004-2007 Adviser to the Executive Board of the European Central Bank.
  • 2000-2004 Associate lecturer in the Economics Department of Carlos III University of Madrid.
  • 2000 National Expert in DG Economics, European Central Bank.
  • 1998-2004 Member of the Working Group on Ageing and Sustainability reporting to the Economic Policy Committee of the ECOFIN Council of the European Union.
  • 1998-2004 Member of the European Central Bank’s Public Finances Working Group.
  • 1997-2004 Economist in DG Economics, Statistics and Research, Banco de España.
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