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international bank executive

Jaime Caruana, international bank executive.


Degree in telecommunications engineering, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1974. Continuing studies, Economista y Técnico Comercial del Estado, 1979.


Various posts, Directorate General Imports & Spanish Foreign Trade Institute Ministry of Finance, Spain, 1979—1984, commercial attaché, New York office, 1984—1987, director general treasury and finance policy, 1996—1999. Managing director investment services company, 1987—1991. President fund management company, 1991—1996.

Director general banking supervision Bank of Spain, 1999—2000, governor, 2000—2006. Finance counsellor to the managing director, director monetary and capital markets department International Monetary Fund, 2006—2008. General manager Bank for International Settlements, Basel, Switzerland, since 2009.

Board member State Holding Company Conducting Privatisations. President State Company the Introduction of the Euro. Member monetary committee European Union, 1996—1999.

Member governing council European Central Bank, 2000—2006. Member Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, since 2001, chairman, 2003—2006. Member Finance Stability Forum, since 2003.

Chairman Coordination Group, 2004—2006.