Tuomas Peltonen is Deputy Head of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) Secretariat. His main tasks include management of the ESRB Secretariat, systemic risk analysis and its presentation to the ESRB General Board as well as interaction with ESRB members and stakeholders. Prior to the ESRB, Tuomas was with the European Central Bank (ECB) since 2004, where he worked in various positions at the Directorate General Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability, in the Directorate General Market Operations and in Directorate General International and European Relations. Prior to the ECB Tuomas worked with the Bank of Finland. Tuomas received his PhD (Econ) from European University Institute (EUI), Italy in 2005 and holds BSc and MSc (Econ) degrees from University of Turku. His research interests include macroprudential policy and systemic risk analysis. Tuomas has published several academic articles related to banking, financial stability, financial markets and emerging economies in academic journals like Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Financial Stability, and IMF Economic Review.