Confirmed keynote speaker: Klaas Knot

Confirmed keynote speaker: Klaas Knot

Klaas KnotKlaas Knot has been President of De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) since 1 July 2011. By virtue of his position, he holds seats on the Governing Council and General Council of the European Central Bank, as well as on the Financial Stability Board, and is also a Governor of the International Monetary Fund.

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte was quoted saying that Mr. Knot “is an outstanding monetary man” – an excellent quality for the man in control of the Dutch central bank.

Since 2005, Mr. Knot has been Professor of Economics of Central Banking at the University of Groningen and Professor of Monetary Stability at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Amsterdam. Mr. Knot has published a variety of articles in prominent domestic and international journals in the fields of monetary and financial economics.

Prior to joining the Governing Board, Mr. Knot was Deputy Treasurer-General and Director of Financial Markets at the Dutch Ministry of Finance (2009–2011).