Dr Elke König is Chair of the SRB, responsible for the management of the organisation, the work of the Board, the budget, all staff and the Executive and Plenary sessions of the Board. The General Counsel, the Strategy, International Relations and Communications Unit and the Internal Audit function report directly to her.
She was President of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) from 2012 until 2015. After qualifying in business administration and obtaining a doctorate, Dr König spent many years working for companies in the financial and insurance sector. From 1980 to 1990, she worked for KPMG Deutsche Treuhandgesellschaft in Cologne, auditing and advising insurance undertakings, from 1986 as a holder of a special statutory authority (Prokuristin) and from 1988 as a director and partner. From 1990 to 2002, Dr König was a member of the senior management of the Munich Re Group (Head of Accounting); she then moved to Hannover Rückversicherung AG as Chief Financial Officer. From 2010 to the end of 2011, Dr König was a member of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) in London. Dr König was also a representative of the Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism. **
3 February 2021 - 2nd SRB-EBI conference on bank resolution
The Single Resolution Board (SRB) and the European Banking Institute (EBI) are delighted to invite you to the second SRB-EBI conference on bank resolution.
The following topics will be discussed:
Harmonisation of EU bank liquidation laws;
The post-Brexit world and the importance of international standard-setting;
Home/host balance and cross-border resolution;
How to unwind from COVID-related relief measures;
Panel discussion: Lessons from Covid for future white swan events - are we paying enough attention to likely non-financial risks?
The event will take place online. Confirmations and technical details will be provided shortly before the event.
For further information or should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
SRB Chair Elke König to participate to the CER Webinar - "Coping with Covid: the next steps for banks"
The SRB holds its 11th Industry Dialogue on 14 December 2020. The Industry Dialogue brings together representatives from EU-level and national banking federations and their associates from Banking Union participating Member States, representatives from National Resolution Authorities, the European Commission, European Parliament and the European Central Bank.