Media centre

The BIS Media and Public Relations team is located in Basel, Switzerland, and is available Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 18:00 Central European Time.

Telephone: (+41 61) 280 8188

Information centre

Media resources

Follow the BIS

Keep up-to-date with the latest from the BIS on Twitter or by signing up for e-mail alerts or our monthly newsletter.  

Media representatives who would like to receive press releases by e-mail as they are issued should contact us. Please include your full contact details including address and telephone number.

Interview requests

For any interview request, please send an e-mail with following information:

  • Name of the person you wish to interview
  • The proposed dates
  • The proposed place
  • The main questions you would like to ask

Journalist seminars

We hold one-day seminars for journalists twice a year focusing on the work of the BIS, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the Financial Stability Board and the BIS's research and statistics. If you are interested in attending a future briefing, please contact us and we will let you know about upcoming dates.

Press releases

Press releases are available on this website. To receive the BIS's press releases by e-mail as they are issued, please contact us.


Speeches by senior BIS officials and Basel Committee speeches are available on this website. Also available are selected central bank articles and speeches.

Photo gallery

Photographs of BIS management and the Bank's buildings are available.



See our videos page and the BIS YouTube channel for videos of speeches, interviews, media briefings and webinars.

Translated material

Many BIS publications are available in French, German, Italian and Spanish

If you already receive our press alerts, you will automatically receive details of how to access these embargoed materials.

Currently, there is no information under embargo.

Don't have a username and password?

If you are a journalist, would like to receive our press alerts and access our embargoed material, please contact the BIS press office by e-mail or by telephoning (+41 61) 280 8188.

  • Weekes
    Lisa Weekes
    Head of Media and Public Relations
  • Hughes
    Krista Hughes
  • Critchlow
    Margaret Critchlow
  • Morgan
    Victoria Morgan
  • Eberhard
    Bettina Eberhard
  • Caneli
    Maria Canelli

Contact us:

Telephone: (+41 61) 280 8188