Board of Governors

Each ESM Member shall appoint a Governor and an alternate Governor. The Governor is the member of the government who has responsibility for Finance.

The Board of Governors is chaired by the President of the Eurogroup, Mr Jeroen Dijsselbloem.

The Member of the European Commission in charge of economic and monetary affairs and the President of the ECB, as well as the President of the Euro Group (if not Chairperson or Governor) may participate in the meetings of the Board of Governors as observers.

Country Governors Alternate Governors
Belgium

Mr Johan Van Overtveldt

Minister of Finance 

 Mr Alexandre De Geest

Germany

Dr Wolfgang Schäuble

Federal Minister of Finance 

 Mr Thomas Steffen

Estonia

Mr Sven Sester

Minister of Finance

 Mr Märten Ross

Ireland

Mr Michael Noonan

Minister of Finance

 Mr Nicholas O’Brien

Greece

Mr Euclid Tsakalotos

Minister of Finance 

 Mr George Chouliarakis

Spain

Mr Luis de Guindos Jurado

Minister for Economic Affairs and Competitiveness 

 Ms Rosa María Sánchez Yebra

France

Mr Michel Sapin

Minister of Finance and Public Accounts

 Ms Odile Renaud Basso

Italy

Mr Pier Carlo Padoan

Minister of Economy and Finance

 Mr Vincenzo La Via 

Cyprus

Mr Harris Georgiades

Minister of Finance 

 Mr Christos Patsalides

Latvia

Ms Dana Reizniece - Ozola

Minister of Finance

 Ms Baiba Bāne

Lithuania

Ms Rasa Budbergytė

Minister of Finance

 Mr Algimantas Rimkūnas

Luxembourg

Mr Pierre Gramegna

Minister of Finance

 Ms Isabelle Goubin

Malta

Prof Edward Scicluna

Minister of Finance 

 Mr Alfred Camilleri

Netherlands

Mr Jeroen Dijsselbloem

Minister of Finance 

 Mr Hans Vijlbrief

Austria

Dr. Hans Jörg Schelling

Minister of Finance 

 Mr Harald Waiglein

Portugal

Mr Mário Centeno 

Minister of Finance 

 Mr Ricardo Mourinho Félix

Slovenia

Ms Mateja Vraničar Erman

Minister of Finance

 Ms Irena Sodin

Slovakia

Mr Peter Kažimír

 Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance

 Mr Ivan Lesay

Finland

Mr Petteri Orpo

Minister of Finance

 Mr Tuomas Saarenheimo



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