José Leandro

EU Director at European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

José Leandro is the EU Director at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. From 2014 to June 2020, he was Director for Policy, Strategy and Communication at the European Commissionís Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs. He was previously adviser to President Juncker on the EMU. Between 2010 and 2014 he was Principal Adviser for Economic Affairs in the cabinet of Herman Van Rompuy, then President of the European Council. He has also spent a large part of his career working on development economics, notably as a senior economist at the World Bank.