Jean-Pierre Roth

   
Compensation Committee
Elected to the Board 2010


Date of birth: 1946
Nationality: Swiss

 
Career
  • 2001 – 2009 Chairman of the Governing Board, Swiss National Bank
  • 2001 – 2009 Governor for Switzerland, International Monetary Fund
  • 2007 – 2009 Swiss representative, Financial Stability Board
  • 2006 – 2009 Chairman of the Board of Directors, Bank for International Settlements
  • 2001 – 2006 Member of the Board of Directors, Bank for International Settlements
  • 1996 – 2001 Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board, Swiss National Bank
  • 1985 – 1996 Alternate Member of the Governing Board, Swiss National Bank
  • 1979 – 1985 Various posts at the Swiss National Bank
  • 1978 - 1979 Lectureships, University of Geneva and Institut Universitaire de Hautes Etudes Internationales
Education
  • 2009 Honorary doctorate in Economics, University Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • 1976 – 1977 Postdoctoral studies at Massachusetts Institute Technology (MIT)
  • 1975 Doctorate degree, Institut Universitaire de Hautes Etudes Internationales, Geneva
  • 1969 – 1975 Assistant, University of Geneva
  • 1966 – 1969 Economics, University of Geneva
Board memberships
  • Member of the Board of Swatch Group AG
  • Member of the Foundation Board and Programme Committee of Avenir Suisse
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Geneva Cantonal Bank
  • Board member of the global (re)insurance company Swiss Re
  • Board member of MKS (Switzerland) S.A.