Saskia de Vries

Honorary Research Associate


Saskia de Vries is the practice manager for Financial Stability and Integrity at the World Bank. She leads the team on financial stability and integrity, at a time of growing financial vulnerabilities. The team supports EMDE financial sector authorities around the world in implementing global regulatory and supervisory standards, and cutting-edge best practices: using diagnostics, technical assistance, lending, and research and knowledge. Saskia is also responsible for the Financial Sector Assessment Program at the World Bank. This to amongst others strengthen institutions, improve crisis preparedness, manage climate and environmental risk and stimulate (green) finance. Saskia was previously head of International Financial Architecture at Financial Stability at the Dutch Central Bank and co-chair of the NGFS Task Force on Nature-related Risks. She holds a PhD in financial economics.