The Euromoney Capital Markets Union Forum

Niall Bohan

Head of Unit, Capital Markets Union, Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union

European Commission

Niall Bohan studied economics at Trinity College Dublin (from 1984 to 1988) and at the College of Europe in Brugge, Belgium (from 1988 to 1990). He worked at the Centre of European Policy Studies, Brussels before joining the European Commission in 1994 where he has worked in a variety of technical and management roles, principally focussed on financial market regulation. This includes responsibility for drafting the COM proposal for MiFiD (from 2000 to 2002), serving as deputy head of unit for financial policy coordination (from 2002 to 2004) and as head of unit for the asset management unit between 2004 and 2009. Between 2011 and 2013, he was seconded to the Task Force for Greece (DG ECFIN), where he coordinated the provision of technical assistance to the Greek government to support reform of customs, public procurement, competition and investment licensing. From January 2014 to March 2015, Niall Bohan was head of the banking unit with responsibility for implementation of the Capital Requirements Regulation and Directive. On 1st April 2015, he assumed responsibility for management of the unit responsible for the Capital Markets Union in DG Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union.

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Thu 03 Dec 2015

Wiltcher’s Steigenberger, Brussels