17 May 2013
The European Banking Authority (EBA) launches today a Call for expression of interest to prepare the renewal of its Banking Stakeholder Group (BSG). The deadline for application is 28 June 2013, 23:59 GMT.
The BSG has been established to help facilitate the EBA's consultation with stakeholders.
It is composed of 30 individuals appointed to represent in balanced proportions credit and investment institutions operating in the EU, their employees' representatives as well as consumers, users of banking services and representatives of SMEs. Moreover at least five of its members shall be independent top-ranking academics. Finally, ten of its members shall represent financial institutions, three of whom shall come from cooperative and saving banks.
Members of the BSG serve for a period of two and a half years. The term of office of the current BSG will expire later this year.
The ‘Call for expressions of interest' to set up the BSG is open to candidates representing stakeholders across the European Union. The deadline for application is 28 June 2013, 23:59 GMT.
The relevant documents can be found on the EBA's website:
- Call for expression of interest
- Application form
The application should be accompanied by a CV, preferably in Europass format. Candidates are invited to also provide a letter of motivation clearly stating the reasons for the application as well as main expectations as to the candidate's future contribution to the work of the BSG.
Details on the selection process can be found in the Selection procedure document.
The final decision on the composition of the BSG will be taken by the EBA's Board of Supervisors in autumn 2013. Applicants shall be informed accordingly by the end of October 2013 and the composition of the renewed BSG will be made available on the EBA's website.
The first meeting of the renewed BSG is expected to take place on 30 October.