Washington, D.C., April 27, 2015 - The Institute of International Finance today announced that Martin Boer has been named Director of the Regulatory Affairs Department effective May 1st.
Boer recently served as the Secretary General of the European Financial Services Round Table, a Brussels based industry organization comprising the CEO's and Chairmen of Europe's 22 leading banks and insurance companies.
"dvocacy on the global regulatory reform agenda remains our top priority and I am delighted Martin will join the IIF this May," said Tim Adams, president and CEO of the IIF. "With Martin on board, the IIF team gains additional experience and industry knowledge which will prove invaluable to our members as Martin contributes to leading our advocacy efforts.
' "Our regulatory affairs team remains active on a number of different fronts," said Andres Portilla, Managing Director of Regulatory Affairs. "Martin will advocate and contribute to our recent work on regulatory consistency, impact assessment, prudential capital and liquidity standards, insurance regulation and the growing area of non-bank/non-insurance regulatory issues.' I look forward to working with Martin on these issues critical to our members."
Boer previously served in positions at ING Group, as the Global Head of Public Relations and a Senior Manager of Public and Government Affairs, among several other senior roles at the financial services company.' Martin was previously a financial reporter with Bloomberg, the Financial Times and several other international news services.
Boer holds a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Master's Degree in International Political Economy from Columbia University.
The Institute of International Finance is the global association for the financial industry, with close to 500 members from 70 countries. Its mission is to support the financial industry in the prudent management of risks; to develop sound industry practices; and to advocate for regulatory, financial and economic policies that are in the broad interests of its members and foster global financial stability and sustainable economic growth. Within its membership IIF counts leading global banks, insurers, pension funds, asset managers and sovereign wealth funds, as well as leading law firms and consultancies. For more information visit www.iif.com.