Director for Financial Stability, Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission.
John Berrigan was appointed Director for Financial Stability at the European Commission's Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs in April 2010.
After completing studies at University College, Dublin, Mr. Berrigan worked for a number of years in the Irish civil service before joining the Commission in 1986. Since then, he has worked mainly in the fields of monetary and financial economics and was Head of the Unit for financial sector analysis for 10 years before taking up his present assignment. He also worked at the International Monetary Fund for several years in the mid-1990s.
- John Berrigan will take part in Session I: Coping with the crisis – How has the world changed?