Benjamin Angel has been working for the European Commission since 1994. He is currently Director for the ‘Treasury and financial operations’ and acting Director “Economies of the Member States’. During the last years, he has notably been in charge of the Commission work on InvestEU, on EFSI (Juncker Plan), on the European Monetary Fund and on the European Investment Stabilization Function. In previous functions, he notably drafted and negotiated the creation of the various European sovereign firewalls (ESM, EFSM, EFSF) and of a macro-prudential supervision (ESRB). He was directly involved in the preparation of most texts establishing a European Banking union (single supervisory mechanism, single resolution mechanism…).
He is a former member of the private offices of the Commissioners for economic and monetary affairs Yves-Thibault de Silguy (Santer Commission), Pedro Solbes (Prodi Commission) and Joaquin Almunia (first Barroso Commission). He is graduated from HEC Paris (specialization in finance), Sciences-Po Paris (specialization in economics and public affairs) and has a master in political science and a PHD in law. He has written numerous books and articles on EMU and EU affairs.