Dr. Reiner Martin
Reiner Martin is Deputy Head of the European Central Bank’s Macro-Financial Linkages Division
(Directorate General Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability). His areas of responsibility
include top-down stress testing, macro-prudential policy assessment and other financial sector
analyses including resolution strategies for non-performing loans. He is also closely involved in the
ECB’s crisis country work.
Before taking up his current assignment, he was Head of Section in the ECB’s EU Countries Division,
responsible for analysing economic and financial developments in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)
and assessing the convergence process of CEE countries.
From 2008-10 he worked at the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Austrian Central Bank), conducting
research on economic and financial developments in emerging markets.
Before joining the European Central Bank, he worked at the German Federal Ministry of Economics
and was Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Hamburg (Germany) and Masters degrees in
economics and political science from the Universities of Sussex and Bristol (UK).