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Board of Supervisors and NCAs

The main role of the Board of Supervisors is to make all policy decisions of ESMA.

 

The declarations of interests of the Board members and their alternates are available on the Ethics and Conflict of Interest page.

The Board guides the work of the Authority and has the ultimate decision-making responsibility regarding a broad range of matters including the adoption of ESMA Technical Standards, Opinions, Guidelines and the issuance of advice to the EU institutions. The Board is supported by a number of ESMA standing committees and working groups who are dealing with technical issues.

In addition to the ESMA Chair, the Board of Supervisors is composed of the heads of the national competent authorities (NCAs) in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA) responsible for securities regulation and supervision with non-voting representatives from the European Commission, the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB), the European Banking Authority (EBA), the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) and the European Free Trade Association Surveillance Authority (EFTA Surveillance Authority). The Executive Director attends the Board.

The Board of Supervisors meets at least twice a year.

In accordance with Article 44(3) of the ESMA Regulation 1095/2010, the Board of Supervisors has adopted Rules of Procedure

National Competent Authorities and Board Members

The order of protocol for the Member States is alphabetical, based on the original written form of the short name of each country.

ESMA

 ESMA iconESMA Chair Verena ROSS Member
 ESMA iconESMA Executive Director Natasha CAZENAVE  

National Competent Authorities

Country Authority Member Alternate
BelgiumBelgium Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA)

Jean-Paul SERVAIS

Antoine VAN CAUWENBERGE

BulgariaBulgaria Комисията за финансов надзор (FSC) Mariya FILIPOVA Mariyan IVANOV
Czech RepublicCzechia Česká národní banka (CNB) Vojtěch BELLING Karel JURÁŠ
DenmarkDenmark Finanstilsynet Karen Dortea ABELSKOV Henrik BRARUP DAMGAARD
GermanyGermany Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin)

Thorsten PÖTZSCH

Jens FÜRHOFF

EstoniaEstonia Finantsinspektsioon (FSA) Andre NÕMM Kilvar KESSLER
IrelandIreland Central Bank of Ireland Derville ROWLAND Patricia DUNNE
GreeceGreece Ελληνική Επιτροπή Κεφαλαιαγοράς (HCMC) Vasiliki LAZARAKOU Nikolaos KONTAROUDIS
SpainSpain Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV) Rodrigo 
BUENAVENTURA
Montserrat 
MARTÍNEZ
FranceFrance Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) Robert OPHÈLE Benoît DE JUVIGNY
CroatiaCroatia Hrvatska agencija za nadzor financijskih usluga (HANFA) Ante ŽIGMAN Jurica JEDNACAK
ItalyItaly Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (CONSOB) Paolo SAVONA Carlo COMPORTI
CyprusCyprus Επιτροπή Κεφαλαιαγοράς Κύπρου (CySEC) George THEOCHARIDES Liana C. IOANNIDOU
LatviaLatvia Finanšu un kapitāla tirgus komisija (FKTK) Santa PURGAILE Ģirts RŪDA
LithuaniaLithuania Lietuvos Bankas Vaidas CIBAS Audrius ŠILGALIS
LuxembourgLuxembourg Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) Claude MARX Françoise KAUTHEN
HungaryHungary Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB) Gergő SZENICZEY  
MaltaMalta Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) Christopher BUTTIGIEG Lorraine VELLA
NetherlandsNetherlands Autoriteit Financiële Markten (AFM) Jos HEUVELMAN Hanzo VAN BEUSEKOM
AustriaAustria Finanzmarktaufsicht (FMA) Eduard MÜLLER Birgit PUCK
PolandPoland Komisja Nadzoru Finansowego (KNF) Rafał MIKUSIŃSKI Agata GAWIN
PortugalPortugal Comissão do Mercado de Valores Mobiliários (CMVM) José Miguel ALMEIDA Tiago MATIAS
RomaniaRomania Autoritatea de Supraveghere Financiară (ASF) Gabriel GRĂDINESCU Ovidiu PETRU
SloveniaSlovenia Agencija za trg vrednostnih papirjev (ATVP) Anka ČADEŽ Sabina BESTER
SlovakiaSlovakia Národná Banka Slovenska (NBS) Peter TKÁČ Tomas AMBRA
FinlandFinland Finanssivalvonta (FSA) Armi TAIPALE Maria REKOLA
SwedenSweden Finansinspektionen (FI) Erik THEDÉEN Susanna GRUFMAN 

European Economic Area Members (non-voting)

IcelandIceland Central Bank of Iceland Unnur GUNNARSDÓTTIR Páll FRIÐRIKSSON
LieschtensteinLiechtenstein Finanzmarktaufsicht (FMA) Reto DEGEN To be appointed
NorwayNorway Finanstilsynet Anne Merethe BELLAMY Geir HOLEN
  EFTA Surveillance Authority

Stefan BARRIGA

Jonina SIGRUN LARUSDOTTIR
 

EU Institutions (non-voting)

European Commission Ugo BASSI  

European System of Financial Supervision

European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB)

Francesco MAZZAFERRO

 
European Banking Authority (EBA) François-Louis MICHAUD  
European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) Fausto PARENTE