Biographical note: Eva Hüpkes

Dr Hüpkes is Adviser on Regulatory Policy and Cooperation at the Financial Stability (FSB) Board. Prior to assuming her position with the FSB in September 2009 she served as Head of Policy and Regulation with the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA. She joined FINMA's predecessor organization, the Swiss Federal Banking Commission (SFBC), in 1999. Before that she worked at the Legal Department of the International Monetary Fund in Washington D.C. She is a member of the New York Bar and holds degrees in law and international relations from the University of Geneva, the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, and Georgetown University (LLM. with distinction), and a doctorate in law (magna cum laude) from the University of Berne.
She played a pivotal role in promoting effective resolution of financial institutions as Secretary to the FSB's groups working on resolution, as Co-Chair of the Basel Committee Working Group on Cross-Border Bank Resolution and as member of the Advisory Panel of the International Association of Deposit Insurers. She also served as Consulting Counsel to the IMF advising national authorities on the implementation of international standards relating to banking regulation and supervision and crisis management, and is a Lecturer in international financial regulation at the University of Zurich and Frankfurt Goethe University.