Ingo Fender

Senior Strategic Adviser
Banking Department

Ingo Fender joined the BIS in 2000. Before taking up his current assignment in 2019, he held increasingly senior positions in the Monetary and Economic Department (MED), including as a member of the departmental management team, with overall responsibility for the coordination of the BIS bimonthly meetings of central bank Governors. Previously, he served as Head, Financial Systems & Regulation and as BIS representative on the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) as well as a member of the BCBS's Policy Development Group. He has also held the positions of Head of Secretariat of the Committee on the Global Financial System (CGFS), Special Adviser on Financial Stability Policy and Secretary to the Markets Committee, and has served as Economist and Senior Economist in the BIS's Financial Markets group, in the Independent Evaluation Office of the International Monetary Fund and in the CGFS Secretariat. Prior to joining the BIS, he was a Research Associate with the Bonn-based Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI). He also held positions as Junior Fellow at the same research institute and as Research Assistant at the University of Mannheim, while pursuing doctoral studies at the Universities of Bonn and Mannheim, respectively.

Fields of interest

  • Financial stability
  • Financial markets
  • Regulatory and macroprudential issues