Board of Directors

Each Governor appoints one Director and one alternate Director from among people of high competence in economic and financial matters. The Member of the European Commission in charge of economic and monetary affairs and the President of the ECB may also appoint one observer each.

The Board of Directors ensure that the ESM is run in accordance with its Treaty and by-laws. It takes decisions as provided for by the ESM Treaty or decisions delegated to it by the Board of Governors. Decisions are taken by qualified majority, unless otherwise stated by the ESM Treaty.

The Board of Directors meetings are chaired by the ESM Managing Director.

 

 ESM Board of Directors

Alternate Director
 Belgium

Mr Steven Costers

Counselor General, Finance Ministry 

 Ms Ariane Meunier
 Germany

Dr Thomas Steffen

State Secretary, Bundesministerium der Finanzen

 Mr Thomas Westphal
 Estonia

Mr Märten Ross

Deputy Secretary General for Financial Policy and External Relations

Head of EU and International Affairs Department, Ministry of Finance 

 Mr Andres Kuningas
Ireland

Mr Nicholas O'Brien

Assistant Secretary General, International & EU Division, Department of Finance

 Mr Cyril Brennan
Greece

Mr George Chouliarakis

Alternate Minister of Finance

 Mr Panayiotis Nicolaides
Spain

Ms Rosa María Sánchez-Yebra Alonso

Secretary General for the Treasury and Financial Policy

 Ms Carla Díaz Álvarez de Toledo
France

Ms Odile Renaud Basso

Directeur Général du Trésor, Ministère de L'Economie, des Finances et de l'Industrie

 Mr Thomas Revial
Italy

Mr Vincenzo La Via

Director General of the Treasury

Ministry of Economy and Finance

 Ms Francesca Utili
Cyprus

Mr George Panteli

Senior Economic Officer, Ministry of Finance

 Mrs Sotia  Hajispyrou
Latvia

Ms Līga Klavina

Deputy State Secretary, Ministry of Finance

 Mr Nils Sakss
Lithuania

Ms Miglė Tuskienė

Financial counsellor, Ministry of Finance

 Mr Darius Trakelis
Luxembourg

Ms Isabelle Goubin

Directeur du Trésor, Ministère des Finances

 Mr Raoul Wirtz
Malta

Mr Alfred Camilleri

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance

 Mr Ivan-Carl Saliba
Netherlands

Mr Hans Vijlbrief

Treasurer-general, Ministry of Finance

 Mr Victor Cramer
Austria

Mr Harald Waiglein

Director General for Economic Policy and Financial Markets, Federal Ministry of Finance

 Mr Paul Schieder
Portugal

Mr Ricardo Mourinho Félix

Secretary of State for Treasury and Finance

 Mr Álvaro Matias
Slovenia

Ms Irena Sodin

State Secretary, Ministry of Finance

 Ms Alenka Jerkič
Slovakia

Mr Ivan Lesay

State Secretary of Ministry of Finance

 Mr Roman Dojčák
Finland

Mr Tuomas Saarenheimo

Permanent Under-Secretary, Ministry of Finance

 Mr Seppo Tanninen

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