SAFE Policy Council

The SAFE Policy Council advises the Policy Center in its efforts to build and expand a network of policy makers and political institutions inside and outside of Europe. It contributes to shaping the agenda of the Policy Center by identifying relevant topics and appraises critically the projects of the Policy Center and their implementation.


John Berrigan
(Interim Chairman)
Deputy-Director General in DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, European Commission
Dr. Josef Ackermann
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank of Cyprus
Sven GiegoldMember of the European Parliament
Sylvie GoulardDeputy Governor of the Bank of France
Dr. Jörg KukiesState Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Finance
Prof. Dr. Joachim Nagel
Member of Executive Board of KfW Group
Dr. Thomas Schäfer
Minister of Finance, State of Hessen
Dr. Hans VijlbriefPresident of the Economic and Financial Committee (EFC) of the EU
Thomas WieserFormer President of the Economic and Financial Committee (EFC) of the EU
Prof. Dr. Joachim WuermelingMember of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank
From left: J. P. Krahnen, P. Praet, J. Ackermann, J. Berrigan, W. Klinz, J. Nagel, H.-H. Kotz, U. Walz, M. Haliassos