Who’s Who

The following is a list of finance ministers and central bankers. Click the name of head for the latest news stories.

Updated October 28, 2013

Intl Orgs Institution Head Bio Link
Bank for International Settlements Jaime Caruana Jaime Caruana
Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland
ECB Executive Board Mario Draghi
Vitor Constancio
Jorg Asmussen
Peter Praet
Benoit Coeure
Yves Mersch
EFSF Klaus Regling http://www.efsf.europa.eu/about/organisation/index.htm
Euro Group Head Jeroen Dijsselbloem http://www.mf.public.lu/ministere/ministres/jcl_juncker/index.html
European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso http://ec.europa.eu/commission_2010-2014/president/index_en.htm
European Commission for Economic Affairs Ollie Rehn http://ec.europa.eu/commission_2010-2014/rehn/about/cv/index_en.htm
European Council Herman Van Rompuy http://www.european-council.europa.eu/the-president/biography.aspx?lang=en
IMF Christine Lagarde http://www.imf.org/external/np/omd/bios/cl.htm
OECD José Ángel Gurría http://www.oecd.org/document/62/0,3746,en_2649_201185_35768574_1_1_1_1,00.html
World Bank Jim Yong Kim http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTABOUTUS/ORGANIZATION/EXTPRESIDENT2007/0,,enableDHL:TRUE~menuPK:64822279~pagePK:64821908~piPK:64822015~theSitePK:3916065,00.html
World Trade Organization Roberto Azevêdo http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/dg_e/dg_e.htm
EU Members Institution Head
Austria Ministry of Finance Maria Fekter http://english.bmf.gv.at/Ministry/MariaFekter/_start.htm
Austrian National Bank Ewald Nowotny http://www.oenb.at/en/ueber_die_oenb/organe/direktorium/nowotny/ewald_nowotny.jsp
Belgium Minister of Finance Koen Geens http://www.eutrio.be/didier-reynders
National Bank of Belgium Luc Coene http://www.nbb.be/pub/01_00_00_00_00/01_02_00_00_00/01_02_02_00_00.htm?l=en
Bulgaria Ministry of Finance Petar Chobanov http://www.minfin.bg/en/page/527
National Bank of Bulgaria Ivan Iskrov http://www.bnb.bg/AboutUs/AUAboutBNB/AUBNBGovernment/AUSGovernor/index.htm
Cyprus Central Bank of Cyprus Panicos Demetriades http://www.centralbank.gov.cy/nqcontent.cfm?a_id=6656
Ministry of Finance Charis Georgiades http://www.mof.gov.cy/mof/mof.nsf/DMLcv_en/DMLcv_en?OpenDocument
Czech Republic Finance Minister Jan Fischer http://www.mfcr.cz/cps/rde/xchg/mfcr/xsl/minister_of_fin.html
Czech National Bank Miroslav Singer http://www.cnb.cz/en/about_cnb/bank_board/bank_board_members/singer.html
Denmark Ministry of Finance Bjarne Corydon http://uk.fm.dk/About%20Us/Organisational%20chart/Minister%20of%20Finance.aspx
Denmark National Bank Lars Rohde http://www.nationalbanken.dk/DNUK/AboutUs.nsf/side/Nils_Bernstein_CV_uk!OpenDocument
Estonia Ministry of Finance Jurgen Ligi http://www.fin.ee/index.php?id=12528
Bank of Estonia Ardo Hansson http://www.eestipank.info/pub/en/yldine/juhtimine/juhid/cv_al.html
Finland Ministry of Finance Jutta Upilainen http://www.vm.fi/vm/en/04_publications_and_documents/03_documents/organisaatio_en.pdf
Bank of Finland Erkki Liikanen http://www.suomenpankki.fi/en/suomen_pankki/organisaatio/Pages/default.aspx
France Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry Pierre Moscovici http://www.economie.gouv.fr/le-ministere/francois-baroin/biographie
Bank of France Christian Noyer http://www.banque-france.fr/gb/instit/orga/noyer.htm
Germany Federal Ministry of Finance Wolfgang Schauble http://www.bundesregierung.de/Webs/Breg/EN/Federal-Government/Cabinet/WolfgangSchaeuble/wolfgang-schaeuble.html
Bundesbank Jens Weidmann http://www.bundesbank.de/aufgaben/aufgaben_vorstand_weidmann.en.php
Greece Ministry of Finance Yannis Stournaras http://www.minfin.gr/portal/en/resource/section/biografika/resourceRepresentationTemplate/biographyTemplate
Bank of Greece George Provopoulos http://www.bankofgreece.gr/Pages/eN/Bank/Organization/governingbodies/provopoulos.aspx
Hungary Ministry of Foreign Affairs Janos Maronyi http://www.mfa.gov.hu/kum/en/bal/Ministry/minister/
Hungarian National Bank György Matolcsy http://english.mnb.hu/Root/ENMNB/A_jegybank/mnben_mnb_szervei/mnben_igazgatosag_cv
Ireland Minister for Finance Michael Noonan http://www.finance.gov.ie/documents/publications/other/2011/ministerCV.pdf
Central Bank of Ireland Patrick Honohan http://www.centralbank.ie/about-us/Pages/OurSeniorTeam.aspx
Italy Ministry of Economy and Finance Fabrizio Saccomanni
Banca d’Italia Ignazio Visco http://www.bancaditalia.it/bancaditalia/direttorio/governatore
Latvia Ministry of Finance Andris Vilks http://www.mk.gov.lv/en/mk/sastavs/vilks/
National Bank of Latvia Ilmars Rimsevics http://www.bank.lv/en/about-the-bank-of-latvia/ilmars-rimsevics
Lithuania Ministry of Finance Rimantas Šadžius http://www.lrv.lt/en/government/about-government/ministers/ingrida-simonyrte/
Bank of Lithuania Vitas Vasiliauskas http://www.lbank.lt/structure_pdf
Luxembourg Central Bank of Luxembourg Gaston Reinesch http://www.bcl.lu/en/bcl/organisation/Curriculum_vitae_of_the_Governor/Biography.pdf
Ministry of Finance Luc Frieden http://www.mf.public.lu/ministere/ministres/luc_frieden/index.html
Malta Ministry of Finance, the Economy, and Investment Edward Scicluna http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/ministries_and_departments/finance2.asp
Netherlands Ministry of Finance Jeroen Dijsselbloem http://www.rijksoverheid.nl/regering/het-kabinet/bewindspersonen/jan-kees-de-jager/cv
De Nederlandsche Bank Klaas Knot http://www.dnb.nl/en/about-dnb/organisation/governing-board/index.jsp
Poland Ministry of Finance Jan Vincent-Rostowski http://www.mf.gov.pl/_files_/english/articles/mf_structure.pdf
National Bank of Poland Marek Belka http://www.nbp.pl/homen.aspx?f=en/onbp/organizacja/cv/prezes_zyciorys.html
Portugal Ministry of State and Finance Maria Luís Albuquerque http://www.min-financas.pt/english/minister-and-secretaries-of-state/minister-of-state-and-finance/minister-of-state-and-finance#cv
Banco de Portugal Carlos da Silva Costa http://www.bportugal.pt/en-US/OBancoeoEurosistema/OrganizacaoeEstrutura/Pages/Governador.aspx
Romania Ministry of Public Finance Bogdan Alexandru Drăgoi http://www.gov.ro/gheorghe-ialomitianu__l2a110336.html
National Bank of Romania Mugur Isarescu http://www.bnr.ro/Mugur-Constantin-Isarescu—Governor-1321.aspx
Slovakia Ministry of Finance Peter Kažimír http://www.finance.gov.sk/en/Default.aspx?CatID=20
National Bank of Slovakia Josef Makuch http://www.nbs.sk/en/about-the-bank/bank-board-of-the-nbs/jozef-makuch
Slovenia Ministry of Finance Franc Krizanic http://www.mf.gov.si/en/about_the_ministry/who_is_who/minister_of_finance/#c91
Bank of Slovenia Marko Kranjec http://www.bsi.si/en/bank-of-slovenia-r.asp?MapaId=225
Spain Ministry of Economy Luis de Guindos http://www.meh.es/en-GB/Paginas/Home.aspx
Bank of Spain Luis Maria Linde http://www.bde.es/webbde/en/secciones/sobreelbanco/organiza/ficha_miguelfernandez.html
Sweden Ministry of Finance Anders Borg http://www.sweden.gov.se/sb/d/7558?setEnableCookies=true
Bank of Sweden Stefan Ingves http://www.riksbank.com/templates/Page.aspx?id=12911
United Kingdom Bank of England Mark Carney http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/about/people/biographies/king.htm
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/profile_cx.htm
Euro Group
Other Nations Institution Head
Australia Reserve Bank of Australia Glenn Stevens http://www.rba.gov.au/about-rba/people/gov.html
Department of the Treasury Joe Hockey http://ministers.treasury.gov.au/Main.aspx?PageID=089&min=wms
Canada Ministry of Finance Jim Flaherty http://www.fin.gc.ca/comment/minfin-eng.asp
Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz http://www.bankofcanada.ca/author/mark-carney/
China Ministry of Finance Lou Jiwei http://www.chinavitae.com/biography/Xie_Xuren
Peoples Bank of China Zhou Xiaochuan http://www.chinavitae.com/biography/Zhou_Xiaochuan|330
India Ministry of Finance P.C . Chidambaram
Reserve Bank of India Raghuram Rajan http://www.rbi.org.in/scripts/AboutusDisplay.aspx#
Japan Ministry of Finance Taro Aso http://www.mof.go.jp/english/
Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda http://www.boj.or.jp/en/about/organization/policyboard/gv_shirakawa.htm/
New Zealand Finance Ministry Bill English http://www.beehive.govt.nz/minister/bill-english
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Graeme Wheeler http://www.rbnz.govt.nz/about/whoweare/0094672.html
Singapore Ministry of Finance Tharman Shanmrgaratnam http://www.cabinet.gov.sg/content/cabinet/appointments/mr_tharman_shanmugaratnam.html
Monetary Authority of Singapore Tharman Shanmugaratnam http://www.mas.gov.sg/about_us/mgt_structure/Board_and_Management.html
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew http://www.treasury.gov/about/Pages/Secretary.aspx
Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke http://www.federalreserve.gov/aboutthefed/bios/board/bernanke.htm
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