Pierre Wunsch

P. Wunsch
Vice-Governor
Born in Louvain (Belgium) on 12 December 1967

Profession 

Vice-Governor of the National Bank of Belgium

Qualifications

PhD in Economics (UCL)
Master’s degree in Public and International Affairs (Princeton)

Career 

  • Vice-Governor of the National Bank of Belgium since 11.03.2015
  • Director of the National Bank of Belgium since 01.06.2011
  • Director of the "Cellule Stratégique des Finances" (01.10.2008-31.05.2011)
  • Various positions held within Electrabel (2004-2008)
  • Various positions held within Tractebel EGI (2001-2004)
  • Head of cabinet of Alain Zenner, Government Commissioner to the Minister of Finance (2000-2001)
  • Various positions, including deputy head of cabinet, held in the cabinet of Secretary of State Eric André (Brussels-Capital Region) (1996-2000)
  • Expert at the Belgian Federal Planning Bureau (1995-1996)
  • Assistant/researcher: CORE, FUSL, LEI-CREST (INSEE) and DELTA (Ecole Normale Supérieure/university-level teacher training college) (1992-1995)

Other current mandates or functions

  • European Central Bank
    Accompanying person Governing Council as from 11.03.2015
  • National Bank of Belgium
    Member of the Resolution College as from 25.04.2015
  • Bank for International Settlements
    Director as from 25.01.2017
  • High Council of Finance
    Member as from 19.03.2012
    R.D. 19.03.2012 - M.B. 30.03.2012
  • “Public sector borrowing requirements” section of the High Council of Finance
    Member as from 19.03.2012
    R.D. 19.03.2012 - M.B. 30.03.2012
  • Bureau of the High Council of Finance
    Member as from 19.03.2012
    R.D. 28.03.2012 - M.B. 20.04.2012-Ed.2
  • Single Resolution Board
    Member as from 01.01.2015

Past mandates or functions

  • National Bank of Belgium
    Regent: 26.03.2007-30.09.2008
    Representative of the Finance Minister: 01.05.2010-21.03.2011
  • Banking, Finance and Insurance Commission
    Supervisory Board member: 02.05.2007-30.09.2008
    R.D. 27.04.2007 - M.B. 15.05.2007-Ed.2
  • Electrabel
    Director: 2000-2001
  • Fluxys
    Director: 2004-2006
  • Securities Regulation Fund
    Member of the Committee: 01.06.2014-30.09.2017
    R.D. 30.09.2014 - M.B. 14.10.2014
  • UCL
    Part-time university lecturer: 1997-2017