Eddy Wymeersch is chairman of the Public Interest Oversight Board in Madrid and member of the board of Euroclear SA and of the Association for the Financial markets in Europe (AFME). He has been Chairman of the Committee of European Securities regulators (CESR) (February 2007- July 2010) and of the European Regional Committee of IOSCO, in that capacity also taking part in the Executive and the Technical committee (2006-2010). He was Chairman of the Belgian Commission Bancaire, Financière et des Assurances (CBFA) (chief executive 2001-2007 and chairman of the supervisory board (2007-2010). He was also member of Swiss Finma (2012). Before joining the CBFA, Mr Wymeersch has held several public functions in Belgium: “regent” of the National Bank of Belgium from 1992 to 2001, member of the legislative branch of the Council of State. He was a member of the board of several Belgian companies. Mr Wymeersch has been an academic at the Ghent Law School where he founded the “Financial Law Institute”.