Mr Boštjan Jazbec became a Board Member of the SRB in March 2018 and is the Director of Resolution Planning and Decisions. He is responsible for the banks under the direct remit of the SRB in 6 EU Member States and for 2 GSIBs as well as for a number of resolution teams involved in resolution planning. He is also Chair of the Cross-Border Crisis Management (CBCM) Group for banks at the Financial Stability Board (FSB).
He worked as a short-term consultant for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the World Bank in Washington, DC. In July 2003, he was appointed to the Board of the Bank of Slovenia and continued in this post until 2008. After 2008, he worked as a Senior Advisor of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) at the Central Bank of Kosovo and the Central Bank of Suriname. In July 2013 he was appointed Governor of the Bank of Slovenia and the Member of the Governing Council of the ECB. In September 2016 he became a Member of the Bank for International Settlements' (BIS) Central Bank Governance Group.
He completed his PhD studies in Economics at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna and the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana.
SRB Board Member Boštjan Jazbec will take part on a panel discussing 'Post-Election Europe Facing Brexit: Securing Stability For Functioning Markets'. His panel will include John Berrigan (DG FISMA), Maria Demertzis (Bruegel), Matthias Graulich (Deutsche Börse Group) and Felix Hufeld (BaFin). Stephan Lutz (PwC Germany) will moderate the session.
Boštjan Jazbec will speak in Prague on the 29 May at this event, jointly hosted by the Czech National Bank and OMFIF (Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum). Discussion will consider the outlook for growth in non-Eurozone EU member states, in the context of deep structural challenges facing the European monetary union. In short, the meeting aims to examine the benefits and challenges of joining the euro and the banking reforms required in the adoption process.
On 15 May, SRB Board Member Boštjan Jazbec heads to Frankfurt to speak in the Policy Panel of the ECB Spring conference (jointly hosted by Deutsche Bundesbank). His panel includes Claudia Buch (Bundesbank) and Donald Kohn (Brookings Institution), with Vítor Constâncio (former Vice-President of the European Central Bank) chairing the discussion.