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RiskMinds International
18 - 21 November 2024
InterContinental O2London

Thijs Van Woerden
Director General at European Central Bank


Thijs van Woerden is since March 2024 Director General of the Directorate General Horizontal Line Supervision at the European Central Bank, responsible for providing the strategic direction of and managing horizontal line supervision. Alongside other areas of European banking supervision, the business area helps to develop and nurture a common understanding and coordinated approach to supervisory tasks.

Previously he was Division Director European Banks Supervision at De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), responsible for all DNB staff working in Joint Supervisory Teams supervising Dutch significant banks.

From 2012 until 2018, Mr van Woerden was Division Director Insurance Supervision. Before that he held managerial roles in DNB’s Insurance Supervision and Supervision Policy Divisions.

Prior to joining De Nederlandsche Bank he worked as a consultant financial services at Accenture.

Mr van Woerden holds a Master degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam.

Agenda Sessions

  • Regulatory address: The European Central Bank perspective