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Director of the Economic and Risk Analysis Department
European Banking Authority (EBA)

Jacob Gyntelberg is the Director of the Economic and Risk Analysis Department at the EBA. The Department is responsible for the EU-wide stress test function at the EBA and the analysis of risks and vulnerabilities in the EU banking sector, impact assessments of regulatory and supervisory measures and the coordination of ESG related activities across the EBA. Jacob is currently the Chair of the EBA stress test task force and the task force on macroprudential matters.

Prior to joining the EBA, Jacob worked for nearly 10 years in the private sector - most recently as Deputy Chief Risk officer for the Nordea Group. He has also worked more than 13 years at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) latest as a Principal Economist. Jacob has published several articles in international journals and BIS publications focused on financial markets, economic and regulatory developments. His most recent research is on the cost of capital for banks. Jacob holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Copenhagen.