Financial Stability Board
 

Klaas Knot

Chair of the FSB

President, De Nederlandsche Bank

Klaas Knot has been President of De Nederlandsche Bank since 1 July 2011 and has served as Chair of the Financial Stability Board since 2 December 2021. He is also a member of the Governing Council and the General Council of the European Central Bank, member of the European Systemic Risk Board, member of the International Monetary Fund's Board of Governors and a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements.

Klaas holds several secondary positions. Since 2005, he has been professor of economics of central banking at the University of Groningen, and since 2015 he has also been honorary professor of monetary stability at the Economics and Business Department of the University of Amsterdam. Klaas has published a variety of articles in leading Dutch and international journals in the fields of monetary and financial economics. He is also a member of the Group of Thirty, a global body comprised of economic and financial leaders from the public and private sectors and academia.

Before assuming DNB’s presidency, Klaas Knot was Deputy Treasurer-General and Director of Financial Markets at the Dutch Ministry of Finance (2009–2011). Earlier, from 1995, he worked for DNB for almost twelve years in various positions including senior economist in the Monetary and Economic Policy Department and Director of the Supervisory Policy Division. At different intervals during this period, he was employed by the International Monetary Fund (1998-1999) and the former Pensions and Insurance Supervisory Authority of the Netherlands (2003-2004).

In 1991, he graduated with honours in economics from the University of Groningen. In 1995, he obtained his PhD in economics.

Latest

11 May 2022 Diverse challenges, common threads: preserving global financial stability today and tomorrow

FSB Chair Klaas Knot speaks at the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) 36th Annual General Meeting.
Content Type(s): Press, Speeches Source(s): FSB Policy Area(s): COVID-19, LIBOR and other benchmarks, OTC Derivatives

25 February 2022 A global Europe to meet global financial stability challenges

FSB Chair Klaas Knot speaks at the Eurofi High Level Seminar 2022.

22 February 2022 The road ahead: lifting barriers for cross-border payments

FSB Chair Klaas Knot speaks at the FINSYS commemoration of Professor Benno Joseph Ndulu “Realising a Cross-Border Payment Vision for the Advancement of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)"
Content Type(s): Press, Speeches Policy Area(s): Cross Border Payments

17 February 2022 Navigating change in the global financial system: the role of the FSB

FSB Chair Klaas Knot speaks at the February 2022 G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors.
Content Type(s): Press, Speeches Source(s): FSB

7 December 2021 Planning is everything: the FSB’s Key Attributes and what we have learnt from them

FSB Chair Klaas Knot speaks at the virtual event for 10 Years of the FSB Key Attributes of Effective Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions.
Content Type(s): Press, Speeches Source(s): FSB Policy Area(s): Resolution and Crisis Management

2 December 2021 Klaas Knot takes office as FSB Chair

Klaas Knot, President of De Nederlandsche Bank, begins his term as FSB Chair today.
Content Type(s): Announcements, Press, Press Releases Source(s): FSB Policy Area(s): Governance

11 May 2021 Rebuilding resilience: the financial system after the Covid crisis

FSB Vice Chair Klaas Knot speaks at the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) International Symposium.
Content Type(s): Multimedia, Speeches Policy Area(s): COVID-19, Non-bank financial intermediation

4 February 2020 The Value of the LEI for Identification in Digital Processes

Remarks by FSB Vice Chair Klaas Knot at the GLEIF meet the market event in Amsterdam.
Content Type(s): Press, Speeches Source(s): FSB Policy Area(s): LEI

3 December 2019 Conclusions from the FSB’s SME financing evaluation

FSB Vice Chair Klaas Knot sets out the conclusions from the FSB’s evaluation of the effects of financial reforms on SME financing.
Content Type(s): Announcements, Multimedia

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