Vice-President of the EIB

Appointment date: 16/08/2007
Renewed on: 16/08/2019

Oversight on the following:

  • Financing SMEs and mid-caps
  • Equity and equity-type products
  • Migration
  • Counterpart monitoring and restructuring
  • EIB – EIF cooperation
  • Relations with the Long-Term Investors Club (LTIC, jointly with President Hoyer leading)
  • Adriatic Sea strategy
  • Financing operations in Croatia, Italy, Malta, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Serbia, Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF), Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya**, Palestine*** and Syria****

Other functions

  • Chair of the EIF’s Board of Directors

* This designation is without prejudice to the positions expressed by the EU Member States on Kosovo’s status and is in line with United Nations Security Council Resolution No. 1244/1999 and the International Court of Justice Opinion of 22 July 2010 on Kosovo’s declaration of independence.

** The EIB will start operating in Libya after it signs a Framework Agreement with the country – currently under preparation.

*** This designation shall not be construed as recognition of a State of Palestine and is without prejudice to the individual positions of the Member States on this issue.

**** Following EU sanctions in November 2011, the EIB has suspended all loan disbursements and technical advisory contracts for projects in Syria.

  • European Investment Bank
    100, Bd Konrad Adenauer
    L-2950 Luxembourg

Curriculum Vitae
Declaration of Interest