Governor, Bank of Slovenia

Boštjan Vasle was appointed Governor of Banka Slovenije in December 2018, thereby also becoming a member of the Governing Council of the ECB. 

He graduated from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Ljubljana, and continued his education at the Central European University in Budapest, where he earned a Master’s Degree on monetary policy in 1997. 

After completing his studies he joined Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Slovenia (RS), where he worked on monitoring and analysing RS’s public debt. In 2000 he moved to the Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development (IMAD), where he was primarily involved in monitoring price formation policy and monetary policy, before becoming Head of the Macroeconomic Analysis and Economic Policy Section.  

He was appointed as a director of IMAD in December 2007, and led it until the end of 2018. During his term of office he worked with domestic and international institutions in addressing all the key economic challenges facing RS, and in undertaking numerous projects in the area of national development policy.