Klaas Knot

Vice Chair of the FSB, Chair of SCAV

President, De Nederlandsche Bank

Klaas H.W. Knot has been President of De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) since July 2011 and was reappointed for a second seven-year term in July 2018. He became Vice Chair of the FSB in December 2018 and is also Chair of the Standing Committee on the Assessment of Vulnerabilities. In this capacity as DNB President he is a member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank, Governor of the International Monetary Fund, and member of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements and of the European Systemic Risk Board.

In 1991, Mr Knot graduated with honours in economics at the University of Groningen. In 1995, he obtained his PhD in economics. He is honorary Professor of Economics of Central Banking at the University of Groningen and of Monetary Stability at the University of Amsterdam.

Prior to becoming President of the DNB, Mr Knot was Deputy Treasurer-General and Director of Financial Markets at the Dutch Ministry of Finance. He also held positions at DNB, the Pension and Insurance Authority, and the International Monetary Fund.


5 July 2019 Progress on the resolvability of G-SIBs – the FSB perspective

Remarks by FSB Vice Chair Klaas Knot at the 2nd SRM-EBF Boardroom Dialogue in Brussels.
Content Type(s): Speeches Policy Area(s): Resolution and Crisis Management

26 November 2018 Appointment of new FSB Chair and Vice Chair

FSB Plenary appoints Randal K. Quarles as its new Chair and Klaas Knot as Vice Chair.
Content Type(s): Announcements, Press, Press Releases Source(s): FSB Policy Area(s): Governance