Otmar Issing was recently appointed as one of the members of the G20 Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance

02 June 2017

Professor Otmar Issing was recently appointed as one of the members of the G20 Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance.

The Group was formally established by G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors on 21 April 2017. It comprises eminent persons with deep knowledge and experience in the area of the global financial architecture and governance. The Group will be chaired by Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore.

Its members will contribute in their personal capacities. Collectively, their experiences reflect a broad diversity, geographically and of different stages of economic development. The Group will provide an outline of its work to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors at the IMF/WBG Annual Meetings 2017. A progress update will be provided by the IMF/WBG Spring Meetings 2018. The mandate of the Group will be fulfilled with the delivery of final recommendations by the time of the IMF/WBG Annual Meetings 2018.


>> Press Release (issued by Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Chairperson of the G20 Eminent Persons Group on 2 June 2017)