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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

Nov 4 2020

EBI Policy Conference

Public engagements
Oct 27 2020

Public Hearing with Chair of the Single Resolution Board

Public engagements
Oct 26 2020

El Economista Forum

Public engagements
Oct 8 2020

SRB Conference 2020 - Banking resolution: firm foundations for stability

SRB conference
Sep 22 2020

10th Annual International Financial Services Forum (City Week 2020)

Public engagements
Sep 13 2020

Colloquium on Resolution of Financially Distress Financial Institutions

Public engagements