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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 General Counsel, 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 6 2019

Banking at a crossroads: resilience and innovation in an era of uncertainty

Public engagements
Oct 28 2019

High-level event to mark the end of Mario Draghi’s term as President of the European Central Bank

Public engagements
Oct 15 2019

Workshop on Bank Resolution: Consistency & Predictability by Bruegel

Public engagements
Oct 10 2019

SRB Conference 2019 - Bank Resolution: Turning Policy into Action

SRB conference
Jul 4 2019

CIRSF Annual International Conference 2019

Public engagements
Jun 27 2019

Podium Discussion at the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Public engagements