Bank of Finland's Erkki Liikanen on bank separation in Europe

Erkki Liikanen

Erkki Liikanen has worked as governor of the Bank of Finland since 2004 and was appointed for a second seven-year term by the president of Finland on March 11, 2011. Liikanen, a former EU commissioner, ambassador and minister of finance, is one of the longest-serving members of the governing council of the European Central Bank. He is chairman of the ECB audit committee, with a mandate to enhance the corporate governance of the ECB and the Eurosystem. He is also governor of the International Mon