Piers Haben

Piers Haben

Director of Banking Markets, Innovation and Consumers, EBA

Piers Haben is responsible for the EBA’s work on banking markets, innovation and consumers. He leads teams that look at the reporting and loan management, financial technology and innovation, capital markets developments, payments systems and consumers. Until 2018, Piers was responsible for the EBA’s risk infrastructure and stress testing work as well as supervisory convergence across the EU. Prior to joining the EBA, Piers worked for the Financial Services Authority in the United Kingdom, where he held a number of roles related to prudential policy and supervision, including leading the FSA’s policy work on stress testing and the supervisory review of firms under the second pillar of the Basel Accords. Piers Haben also has covered a number of positions of international relevance, in particular through his membership within the Basel Committee’s Supervision and Implementation Group, his work in the Financial Stability Forum and his advisory role for the South African Reserve Bank.

Open banking, data ecosystems: a promising landscape under PSD2


We are getting ready for a new revolution in the payments landscape. Easier access to data has become the new trend for all industries and even the public sector. Practical effects of PSD2 are almost a reality and the Open Banking in Europe is getting in shape. What would it mean in practice ? What […]