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Elke König

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Position:
Chair
Organisation:
Single Resolution Board

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 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. 

Events

Dec 2 2021

ECON public hearing

Public engagements
Nov 17 - 18 2021

SRB-FBF-SAFE academic event: Bank crisis management – what next?

SRB events
Nov 4 2021

3rd EBI Policy Conference 2021 "Recovery and Growth in a Post-Pandemic EU”

Public engagements
Oct 26 2021

EBA 10th anniversary conference

Public engagements
Oct 14 2021

SRB Conference 2021 - Bank resolution: delivering for financial stability

SRB conference