Peter Pénzeš (SK)

Head of Unit, National Bank of Slovakia

Peter Pénzeš is head of Resolution Section at National Bank of Slovakia (NBS), central bank and integrated financial market supervisory authority. Over the past year he has been playing important role in positioning NBS role in FinTech ecosystem and designing recently introduced NBS innovation hub. His previous roles in financial market arena included various positions in policy area at national, European and international level. Peter lead several experts workstreams dealing with pension issues at the level of European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) and actively contributed to the work of International Insurance Association (IAIS) as well as International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS). He assisted in shaping NBS response to financial and economic crisis and later he was responsible for developing national structures forming part of 2nd pillar of banking union in Slovakia. Lawyer by education who pursued his studies in Bratislava (SK), Norwich (UK) and Rotterdam (NL) and academic career in 2003-2017 at law faculties of several Universities in Bratislava Slovakia.