Martin Spolc is the Head of the Economic Analysis and Evaluation unit in the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union. He leads a team of economists shaping the development of policies affecting the EU financial system. Prior to his current role, he was the Deputy Head of the Banking unit and the Assistant to the Director General advising him on key projects in the area of financial services since the financial crisis, including the Banking Union. He joined the Commission as an economist working in the international department of the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial affairs. Before that, he worked at the corporate finance and risk management consultancy. He is the holder of the CFA and FRM designations and member of the CFA Institute and Global Association of Risk Professionals.