Benjamin ANGEL

Benjamin ANGEL

Member



Director, Treasury and financial operations, European Commission – DG Economic and Financial Affairs

Professional background

  • Head of Unit DG ECFIN in charge of the creation of the various European sovereign firewalls (ESM, EFSM, EFSF) macroprudential supervision (ESRB) and directly involved in the preparation of all the texts establishing a European Banking union. In charge of the establishment of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) and is part of its governance structure (2009–15.11.2015)
  • Head of Unit DG ECFIN in charge of all the legal and institutional questions related to European Monetary Union and euro cash (2007-2009)
  • Member of the cabinet of Commissioner Joaquin Almunia - Economic and Monetary Affairs (2004-2007)
  • Member of the cabinet of Commissioner Pedro Solbes – Economic and Monetary Affairs (2002-2004)
  • Administrator; Directorate-General Economic and Financial Affairs, in charge of preparing the introduction of the euro (2000-2002)
  • Member of the cabinet of Commissioner Yves-Thibault de Silguy– Economic and Monetary Affairs (1997-1999)
  • Administrator; Directorate -General Economic and Financial Affairs (1996-1997)
  • Administrator, Directorate-General Administration (1994-1995)

Other professional responsibilities

  • Member of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) Steering Board (since 2015)
  • US Government International Visitor Leadership Programme (2013)
  • Several books published, including: «Quelle Europe après le traité de Lisbonne?» (with Florence Chaltiel).
  • Foreword by Bronislaw Geremek. Coedited by the Editions LGDJ (Paris) and Bruylant (Brussels), June 2008
  • «L’Union économique et monétaire». Editions Ellipses. Collection optimum. Paris, May 2006
  • «L’Europe, petite histoire d’une grande idée» (with Jacques Lafitte). Editions Gallimard. Collection découverte. Paris. January 1999 (1st edition), May 2004 (2nd edition), June 2008 (3rd edition).
  • Published articles: more than 20 articles in various academic reviews
  • Lecturer in a number of courses (master level) in France, Spain and Belgium (1998-2009)

Education

  • PhD in Law, University Paris II (1987-1995)
  • MBA - HEC (1992-1994)
  • Master in Political Science - University Paris III (1991-1992)
  • Sciences Po Paris (1989-1991)

 
 

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