Peter Dittus - Secretary General

Peter DittusPeter Dittus was Secretary General of the BIS from 1 January 2005 until 31 December 2016.

Mr Dittus joined the BIS in 1992 as an economist and since 1995 has assumed increasingly senior responsibilities in the Bank's administrative domain. In 2000, he was appointed Deputy Secretary General and became a member of the Bank's Executive Committee.

Before joining the BIS, he was an economist at the World Bank and the OECD.

Mr Dittus holds a doctorate in economics from Saarbr├╝cken University and diplomas in economics from Saarbr├╝cken University and the University of Michigan.