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Ardo Hansson

Governor of Eesti Pank, Estonia

Ardo Hansson is responsible for the overall governance of the Bank of Estonia, and for revising and supervising the bank’s management system. He is also responsible for guiding public and international relations, framing the legal environment, managing human resources, leading the organisation, and for internal administrative services. He is a member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank and in this capacity participates in formulating monetary policy for the euro area. Hansson has previously worked for several renowned universities and published numerous articles on economic policy. He worked as an economist in the World Bank from 1998 to 2012 with Eastern European and Balkan countries and China. In 1997 he was economic adviser to the Prime Minister of Estonia, and in 1991-92 adviser to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia.
Updated: March 25, 2019