Deputy Secretary General
Financial Stability Board
Rupert Thorne is the Deputy Secretary General of the Financial Stability Board, where he helps in the FSB’s work to coordinate international policy initiatives to strengthen the financial system and promote consistent implementation across sectors and across countries. His work has included focuses on climate-related financial risks, derivatives market reforms, and cross-border payment issues. He has been in his position at the FSB since 2009, and from 2005 to 2008 was in the Secretariat of the FSB’s predecessor, the Financial Stability Forum. Before then, he had worked in the IMF for 11 years, in areas such as multilateral surveillance of mature financial markets and debt management policy advice. Previously, he spent over a decade at the Bank of England, mostly in operational areas such as money market operations, government debt issuance and foreign exchange reserves management.