Karel Lannoo has been the Chief Executive Officer of CEPS since 2000. He is an expert in European monetary policy, banking and financial markets, financial market regulation, European Union business policies and corporate governance.
Previously at the Ferruzzi group, Lannoo served as a Director at CEPS where he chaired various working groups and has taken part in several studies and working groups for Spanish and European organisations, such as the European institutions, the OECD, the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank.
He was an External Independent Director of Bolsas y Mercados Españoles SA since June 5, 2006 until 2018.
He has published a prolific amount of articles and reports in European journals and newspapers.