Speaker - 9 May, 9.30 – 11.00
SESSION 1 – Economic Governance for Europe
Panel 1 – The Eurozone Crisis and EU Institutions: What is the Optimal Design?
Daniel Gros is the Director of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) since 2000, Vice-President of Eurizon Capital Asset Management since 2005, and member of the Supervisory Board of the Central Bank of Iceland since October 2009. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago and is the author of several books and numerous contributions to scientific journals and newspapers.
In the past Daniel worked at the IMF (1984-86), at the European Commission (1989-91) as economic adviser to the Delors Committee, which developed the original plans for the Economic and Monetary Union, and has also taught at several universities. He has been member of high level advisory bodies to the French and Belgian governments. He has also provided personal advice to numerous governments including Downing Street and the White House at the highest level. Other current activities: adviser to the European Parliament, member of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB), of the Bank Stakeholder Group (BSG) of the European Banking Authority (EBA), member of the Euro 50 Group of eminent economists, as well as editor of Economie Internationale and International Finance.