Bjørn Skogstad Aamo, FATF President 2012-2013


Bjorn Skogstad Aamo

Bjørn Skogstad Aamo (Norway)
FATF President 2012-2013

Mr. Bjørn Skogstad Aamo of Norway, was President of the FATF from July 2012 to June 2013. He succeeded Giancarlo Del Bufalo of Italy.  

Before assuming the position of President of the FATF, Mr. Aamo was Special Advisor in the Ministry of Finance, Norway.  Mr. Aamo was Director General of the FSA of Norway (Finanstilsynet) from 1993 to 2011.  In this capacity he was active in European and global supervisory organizations on banking and insurance supervision.

He was state secretary and Head of staff at the Prime Minister Office 1990 to 1993 and State secretary in the Ministry of Finance 1973 to 1979 and from 1986 to 1989. He has also held positions as Director of The Economic Affairs department of EFTA in Geneva and for The Regional Development Fund of Norway.

Mr. Aamo has a master degree in Economics from Oslo University 1970 and is a part time Professor of Economics and monetary policies, at the University of Agder, Kristiansand.  He was born 1946.

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