Please join Steptoe for the first event in its Brussels Open Conference Series. This series focuses on high-level EU law and policy topics and provides a forum for discussion with guest speakers.
This event is an opportunity to hear from and interact with Peter Praet, Executive Board Member and Chief Economist of the European Central Bank (ECB). A cocktail reception will follow Mr. Praet's presentation.
Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. CET
Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
Rue de la Loi 5, 1000 Brussels
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Chief Economist, European Central Bank
Peter Praet joined the European Central Bank as Member of the Executive Board in 2011. He is responsible for the Directorate General Economics.
Before joining the ECB, Peter Praet was Executive Director of the National Bank of Belgium (2000-2011). Here he was responsible for International Cooperation, Financial Stability and Oversight of Financial Infrastructures and Payments Systems. Between 2002 and 2011, he was also a Member of the Management Committee of the Belgian Banking, Finance and Insurance Commission (CBFA), where he was responsible for Prudential Policy for banking and insurance.
Peter Praet served as Chief of Cabinet for the Belgian Minister of Finance from 1999-2000, as Chief Economist of Générale de Banque and Fortis Bank from 1988-1999, as Professor of Economics at the Université Libre de Bruxelles from 1980-1987, and as Economist at the International Monetary Fund from 1978-1980.
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