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Elke König

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. 


Jun 20 2019

Institute of International Finance (IIF) European Summit

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Jun 20 2019

SRB - FSC Colloquium on Resolution

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May 21 2019

Annual Conference on the Banking Union in Cooperation with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

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Mar 22 2019

"The Journey Towards Making Banks Resolvable": Lecture at the Florence School of Banking

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Mar 13 2019

Financial Stability Institute 20th Anniversary Conference

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Mar 7 2019

Credit Suisse European Banks Conference

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