Christine Graeff has been Director General Communications at the European Central Bank
since 2013. She heads the Communication function both for the ECB and for the SSM, the European Banking Supervisor. She started her career as an investment banker in the Corporate Finance team at Kleinwort Benson and later worked for the strategic communications firm Brunswick. As a founding partner at Brunswick Germany she established and developed the Group's German business, focusing in particular on the financial sector. In 2015 she was awarded an honorary doctorate from Middlesex University.
Christine is chairing the English Theatre Board and serves on the Board of TalentNomics, a
non-profit organisation supporting and empowering women in leadership. She is also a member
of the World Economic Forum of Young Global Leaders and supports various communications
networks and initiatives.