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Governor of Národná banka Slovenska

Peter Kažimír

Date of birth: 28 June 1968
Place of birth: Košice
Start of term of office: 1 June 2019
End of term of office: 1 June 2025

Official profile: NBS Twitter

About the Bank, Governor of Národná banka Slovenska
University of Economics in Bratislava, Faculty of Commerce
Master’s degree (Ing.)
Professional career
Since 1 June 2019Governor of Národná banka Slovenska
Member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank
Member of the General Board of the European Systemic Risk Board, since 4 June 2019 Governor of the International Monetary Fund for the Slovak Republic
Alternate Governor of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for the Slovak Republic
2016 – 2019Minister of Finance of the Slovak Republic (from March 2018 to 11 April 2019 also Deputy Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic)
2012 – 2016Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Slovak Republic
2010 – 2012Vice-Chair of the Parliamentary Finance and Budget Committee
2006 – 2019Member of the Slovak Parliament
2006 – 2010Chair of the Supervisory Board of the National Nuclear Fund
2006 – 2010State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic
2001 – 2006Member of the Management Board of DDP Credit Suisse Life and Pensions, Bratislava
1993 – 2006Private sector activities (specialising in commercial real estate operation and development)
Additional information

From 2006 to 2019 Mr Kažimír was a member of a social-democratic party in Slovakia, for which he was elected four times as a Member of Parliament. In the second half of 2016, during the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union, he officially represented the European Union and the Eurogroup at the G20 and G7 meetings as well as at the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group.

In October 2019 he received the GLOBSEC European Award.

Mr Kažimír is fluent in English and has a passive knowledge of German and Russian.