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Mark Bran­son

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Source:  Maurice Kohl

President of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority

Mark Branson has been President of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) since August 2021. Prior to that, he was CEO at the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). Mr Branson is Chair of the Resolution Steering Group (RSG) and member of the Financial Stability Board´s (FSB) Steering Committee.

Year

Career

Education

1986 – 1990

Mathematics and Management Studies (M.A.) at Trinity College, Cambridge
Master’s degree in Operational Research (M.Sc.) at Lancaster University

Professional Career
1990 – 1993

Coopers & Lybrand Management Consultancy, Business Modelling Group, London

1994 – 1997Credit Suisse, Operations, last position held: Head of Department, Customer Support, London
1997 – 1999UBS, Warburg Dillon Read, Operations, London
1999 – 2005UBS, last position held: Chief Communication Officer, Zürich
2006 – 2007UBS Securities Japan, CEO, Tokyo
2008 – 2009UBS, CFO of the Wealth Management & Swiss Bank division, Zürich
January 2010 – January 2013Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), Bern
Head of Banks division and member of the Executive Board
February 2013 – March 2014Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), Bern
Deputy CEO
April 2014 – April 2021Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), Bern
CEO
since 1 August 2021President of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin)
Other functions
Member of the Financial Stability Committee
Chair of the Resolution Steering Group and member of the FSB Steering Committee

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