Mathias Drehmann

Head of Secretariat, Markets Committee at Bank For International Settlements

Mathias Drehmann heads the secretariat for the Markets Committee at the BIS. Prior to joining the BIS more than a decade ago, he held appointments at the Bank of England and the ECB. His research focuses on financial markets, macro-financial interactions, financial cycles and financial stability more generally. It provided the basis for the countercyclical capital buffer adopted under Basel III. Mathias's work is cited widely and has been published in academic journals such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Financial Intermediation or the Journal of Banking and Finance. Mathias received a PhD from the University of Bonn and the London School of Economics, as part of the European Doctoral Program for Quantitative Economics.