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Klaus Regling

Klaus Regling

Chief Executive Officer, European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF).

Klaus Regling has been CEO of the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), based in Luxembourg, since July 1, 2010. He has worked for 35 years as an economist in senior positions in the public and the private sector in Europe, Asia and the United States, including a decade with the IMF in Washington and Jakarta and a decade with the German Ministry of Finance where he prepared Economic and Monetary Union in Europe. From 2001 to 2008 he was Director General for Economic and Financial Affairs of the European Commission.

During 2008-2009, he spent a year at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore where he conducted research on financial and monetary integration in Asia. Subsequently, he opened an economic and financial consultancy in Brussels.

Previously, Klaus Regling had gained experience in the private sector as Managing Director of the Moore Capital Strategy Group in London (1999-2001) and as an economist with the German Bankers’ Association. Mr. Regling studied economics at the University of Hamburg and the University of Regensburg.