Johannes Lindner is Co-Director of the Jacques Delors Centre and Henrik Enderlein Fellow, a fellowship funded by Stiftung Mercator. At the Jacques Delors Centre, he leads the Think Tank and works on economic and financial policy topics. From 2012-2022 he was Head of the EU Institutions and Fora Division, coordinating the relations of the ECB with EU institutions, in particular the Council and the European Parliament. Previously, he worked in several policy areas of the European Central Bank (since 2003) – including as Counsellor to one of the Executive Board Members and as Advisor in the area of Market Infrastructure and Payments. He studied economics and politics with master’s degrees from the London School of Economics (MSc Public Administration and Public Policy, 1998) and University of Cologne (Diplom-Volkswirt, 1999), and a doctorate degree in politics from the University of Oxford (2003) focusing on EU budgetary decision-making. Johannes has published research on EU topics, has been speaker on policy panels at various institutions/conferences and is an Honorary Professor at Aston University in Birmingham, UK (since 2018).