Stefan Ingves on leadership, prudential oversight and transparency

Riksbank veteran talks about Basel III, policy lessons and CBDCs

Credit: David Lundberg

What common strands led you on the path to move from being a student, banker, derivatives exchange head, debt manager, regulator and financial system developer, ultimately, to become a long-serving central bank governor?

I did not plan to become a central bank governor – others must invite you if they believe you are capable of the task – as having such a plan raises the risk of being terribly disappointed. For me, it’s the other way around. Your professional life presents opportunities from

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