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Ruth Walters

Financial Stability Institute

Ruth Walters, Senior Advisor, Financial Stability Institute (FSI) at the Bank for International Settlements

In her current role, as a senior advisor at the FSI, Ruth contributes to FSI publications on topics related to resolution, insolvency and deposit insurance; to developing training materials on crisis management; and to the FSI outreach programme of capacity building events. She has helped to organise four regional crisis simulation exercises and has participated in the Unidroit working group on bank liquidation frameworks. She also represents the FSI in the FSB Cross-Border Crisis Management Groups for banking an insurance and the BCBS Working Group on Capital and Leverage Ratio.

Prior to joining the FSI in March 2018, Ruth was a senior manager in the Resolution Directorate at the Bank of England, where she was responsible for developing the Bank’s policy on non-bank resolution. She has previously also worked on resolution regimes for banks and other financial institutions at the FSB Secretariat, including the development of the FSB Key Attributes for Effective Resolution Regimes and associated guidance. Before joining the FSB Secretariat, she worked for the European Commission where, among other things, she was part of the team that drafted the legislative proposal for the EU Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive. 

Ruth is a UK-qualified lawyer and has practised law both as a legal advisor to the UK government and in a law firm, where she specialised in financial services regulation. 


Jun 6 2024

SRB Legal Conference 2024: Navigating legal frontiers in the EU Banking Union and beyond

SRB events
Feb 13 2024

SRB Annual Conference 2024: The road ahead: risk, readiness and resilience

SRB conference