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The Governor

The Governor directs the Bank, he chairs the Governing Council and the Executive Commission, and is the legal representative of the Bank before those institutions and international organisations in which he is expected to participate.

He is appointed by the King, following a proposal by the Prime Minister.

His mandate is for a six-year term and is not renewable.

The current Governor of the Banco de España is Pablo Hernández de Cos.

Contact Us

Public events

  • E-mail:
    eventos@bde.es
  • Processing of requests for participation by the governor in public conferences