as at 1 January 2019
The Bank Council oversees and controls the conduct of business by the SNB. The term of office of the members of the Bank Council is four years and the full term of office cannot exceed twelve years.
The Federal Department of Finance (FDF) and the Swiss National Bank (SNB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the set of principles governing membership of the SNB Bank Council. The aim of the MoU is to ensure that the specialised abilities and qualities that are important for the SNB are maintained in the Bank Council at all times.
Bank council committees
Membership of the Bank Council committeesis determined by the Bank Council for the period of a year.
Members of the Bank Council
Former members of the Bank Council over the last five years (expiry of term/resignation from 2014 to 2018)