ECB’s next president should not be part of G30 – EU ombudsman

Mario Draghi of the European Central Bank
Mario Draghi

The European Central Bank should ensure its future presidents and top officials do not become members of the G30, the European Union’s ombudsman said on July 5.

Emily O’Reilly considers links with the private forum of bankers, economists, and policymakers “could give rise to a public perception that the independence of the ECB could be compromised”. ECB president Mario Draghi has been a member since before he assumed his current position in 2011.

The watchdog points out the members of the G30

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