Ingves, Stefan - from Sweden

ID: 242136
Organization: IMF
Country of meeting: in the year 2001-2002

Banker, economist and civil servant currently serving as the Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, the central bank of Sweden.

Ingves was named Governor of Sveriges Riksbank in 2006. In response to the Icelandic financial crisis of 2008, Ingves argued that "in times of uncertainty and turmoil, the central banks have a responsibility to cooperate." Ingves confronted the "task of safeguarding macroeconomic and financial stability" in 2008, and in 2009, he presided over a decline to the lowest official Swedish interest rate since records began in 1907.

From 2011 until 2019, Ingves served as the Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.

Activities in the Orangization:
Senior Officer