Pablo Hernández de Cos: Opening remarks at the XIX Germán Bernácer Prize Ceremony

Opening remarks by Pablo Hernández de Cos, Chair of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and Governor of the Bank of Spain, at the XIX Germán Bernácer Prize Ceremony at the Banco de España, 21 October 2020.

The views expressed in this speech are those of the speaker and not the view of the BIS.

Central bank speech  | 
22 October 2020

Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is a great pleasure for me to welcome you all, and to introduce this Award Ceremony for the 19th Germán Bernácer Prize.

I would like to start by thanking Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank and Chairman of the Selection Committee of this award, for his contribution to this initiative. Luis, we are greatly honoured by your presence at this ceremony.

Let me also thank The Observatory of the European Central Bank - chaired by Guillermo de la Dehesa - and the sponsors, represented here by Luis Isasi, President of Banco Santander España.