Secretary General

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Curriculum Vitae

This CV is based on information provided to the EIB by the person concerned.

Personal information:

  • Finnish


  • Secretary General of the EIB (from 1 March 2018)
  • Deputy Secretary General of the EIB (1 September 2015 to 28 February 2018)
  • Deputy Chief Executive of the EIF (1 August 2013 to 31 August 2015): responsible for Risk Management & Compliance, Finance & Budget and Middle, Information & Back Office (including Information Technology)
  • European Commission, Directorate General Economic and Financial Affairs (1996-July 2013): held various roles in the field of SME and infrastructure financing as well as sovereign lending. (Prior to joining EIF, Marjut Falkstedt dealt with the strategic design and implementation of financial instruments for infrastructure and climate change policies, which also included the management of the Euratom loan facility in the nuclear sector. From 2008 until 2010 the balance of payments lending to non-euro countries or macro financial assistance lending to third countries also fell under her responsibilities. From 2001 until June 2007, she was advisor to Commission’s members on the EIF Board of Directors)
  • Internal audit department of Dresdner Bank in Frankfurt am Main (1992-1995)
  • Loan officer in the credit department of Dresdner Bank, Cologne and Leipzig (1991-1992)


  • University degree in Economics and Finance, Hagen University and Augsburg University