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    1. Curriculum Vitae

    Personal information:

    • Swedish, born in January 1965


    • January 2020 – onwards: Vice-President, European Investment Bank
    • 2016-2019: Executive Director for Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden, International Monetary Fund
    • 2015-2016: Alternate Executive Director, Nordic-Baltic Executive Director’s Office, International Monetary Fund
    • 2012-2015: Managing Director of the Swedish Bankers’ Association
    • 2008-2011: Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Industry and Trade, Swedish Parliament
    • 2006-2008: Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Industry and Trade, Swedish Parliament
    • 2004-2006: Minister for Industry and Trade
    • 1998-2004: Minister for Education and Science
    • 1996-1998: Minister for Fiscal Affairs, Deputy Minister of Finance
    • 1995-1996: Special Advisor, Ministry of Finance
    • 1995-1996: Board Member, Uppsala County Tax Authority
    • 1994-1996: Member of Parliament, Deputy Member of the Committee on Finance and of the Committee on Civil Law legislation, Swedish Parliament
    • 1992-1994: Postgraduate studentship, Uppsala University
    • 1990-1993: Research Assistant, Trade Union Institute for Economic Research
    • 1990: Special Advisor, Ministry of Finance


    • 1994: Fil lic in Economics, Uppsala University
    • 1990: Degree in Public Administration, Uppsala University

    Additional information:

    • 2012-2015: Board member of International Chamber of Commerce, Sweden
    • 2011-2015: Member of the Board at SKB – Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management and Co

    Last updated: 27 January 2020 (this CV is based on information provided to the EIB by the person concerned)

    2. Areas of oversight & Declaration of interest

    Vice-President Östros oversees the following areas:

    • Financing energy, health and life science
    • EIB Global (development policy together with Vice-President Fayolle, pre-accession policy is with Vice-President Kakouris)
    • Financing operations in Austria, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Russia* and the ACP countries (Africa and the Pacific except the Caribbean States and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), jointly with Vice-President Fayolle)
    • Relations with the EIB Group Audit Committee
    • Corporate responsibility
    • Diversity and inclusion
    • Legal — lending operations
    • Relations with the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)
    • Relations with the European Ombudsman
    • Relations with the Gulf countries
    • Relations with central banks' debt management offices
    • Relations with the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB)

    Other functions

    • Governor of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)



    * The EIB follows the EU decision on economic sanctions against Russia.