Ewald Nowotny is an Austrian economist and currently president (governor) of the National Bank of Austria and member of the European Central Bank (ECB)’s governing council. From 2006 to 2007 he was president of the BAWAG P.S.K.
The National Bank of Austria - Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) - is the central bank of the Republic of Austria and as such an integral part of the European System of Central Banks (ESCB). The OeNB contributes, in the public interest, to monetary and economic policy decision-making in Austria and the euro area. In fulfilling this role, the OeNB is independent and not bound by any instructions. The OeNB adheres to the guiding principles “stability and security.”
Its core business areas are cash management, monetary policy, financial stability, statistics, and payments. An organization committed to diversity and sustainability, the OeNB also promotes the sciences and research, and it supports cultural activities.
The event is jointly organized with the Oesterreichischen Nationalbank – branch office Innsbruck.