José Manuel Campa

Chair, European Banking Authority

José Manuel Campa is chair of the European Banking Authority (EBA). He was appointed in March 2019 and is serving a renewable five-year term. From 2015 and prior to this appointment, Campa served as the global head of Regulatory Affairs, for the Grupo Santander.  Prior to that, he was a professor of finance and economics at the IESE Business School. Between 2009 and 2011, Campa served as secretary of state for the economy at the Ministry of Economy and Finances in Spain.  He was a member of the Financial Stability Board, the board of the European Financial Stability Facility, the Economic and Financial Committee and alternate governor in multilateral financial institutions. He has served in the Expert Group, chaired by Erkki Liikanen, evaluating policy recommendations on structural reforms for the European Banking industry. Campa holds a Ph.D. and an MSc in economics from Harvard University and a Licenciatura in law and in economics from the Universidad de Oviedo.