The Global Borrowers & Bond Investors Forum

Benjamin Angel

Director, Treasury and Financial Operations

European Commission


Benjamin Angel has been working for the European Commission since 1994. He is currently director in charge of the directorate treasury and financial operations. During the last years, he has notably drafted and negotiated the creation of the various European sovereign firewalls (ESM, EFSM, EFSF), created a macro-prudential supervision (ESRB) and was directly involved in the preparation of all the texts establishing a European Banking Union (single supervisory mechanism and single resolution mechanism). He has also been in charge of the establishment of the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI). He is notably a member of the EFSI Steering Board and of the board of directors of the European Investment Fund (EIF). He is a former member of the private offices of the Commissioners for economic and monetary affairs Yves-Thibault de Silguy (Santer Commission), Pedro Solbes (Prodi Commission) and Joaquin Almunia (first Barroso Commission). He graduated from HEC Paris (specialisation in finance), Sciences-Po Paris (specialisation in economics) and has a masters in political science and a PHD in law. He has written numerous books and articles on EMU and EU affairs.


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Tue 21 - Wed 22 Jun 2016

The Hilton Park Lane, London