Aino Bunge new Deputy Governor of the Riksbank

Press release The General Council of the Riksbank decided today to appoint Aino Bunge new member of the Executive Board of the Riksbank. Aino Bunge succeeds Cecilia Skingsley, who left the Riksbank in August 2022 to work at BIS. The General Council also decided to appoint Anna Breman First Deputy Governor of the Riksbank.

Aino Bunge

Aino Bunge. Press photos: AMF

“We are happy to be able to present yet another very qualified person as member of the Executive Board. The General Council is unanimous in this appointment. Aino Bunge has extensive and in-depth experience of both the academic world and the private and public sectors, both in Sweden and abroad. Her background thus complements the other members of the Executive Board of the Riksbank. Not least her experience from the Ministry of Finance, Finansinspektionen (the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority), and most recently AMF pension is very valuable,” say General Council Chair Susanne Eberstein and Vice Chair Michael Lundholm in a joint comment.

Aino Bunge's most recent post was as Vice President and Head of Staff at AMF Insurance.

Ms Bunge has been appointed for a term of office of 6 years with effect from 1 December and will take part in the monetary policy meeting in February 2023.

The General Council also decided at its meeting today to appoint Anna Breman First Deputy Governor, with effect from 2 September, and until her period of office expires on 30 November 2025.

The Executive Board of the Riksbank consists of six members, who are appointed for a term of office of five or six years.

A press conferences with the Chair of the General Council Susanne Eberstein, Vice Chair Michael Lundholm, and Aino Bunge will be held today at 15.30 at the Riksbank, Brunkebergstorg 11. Press cards or the equivalent must be shown to attend. The press conference will be broadcast live at riksbank.se.

Contact: Susanne Eberstein, General Council Chair, +46 (0)70-252 66 90, Michael Lundholm, General Council Vice Chair, +46 (0)70-533 45 55
Updated 02/09/2022