|Occupation||Nout Wellink is chairman of the Basel Committee and current president of the Netherlands Bank|
Since 1997, Wellink has sat on the board of directors of the Bank for International Settlement, which he chaired from 2002 until 2006. Wellink is a member of the Group of Ten (G10) governors, the committee of central bank governors of the G10 countries, and a governor of the International Monetary Fund.
Before joining DNB, he followed a career at the Ministry of Finance from 1970 until 1982, holding successive posts as member of the economics staff, executive director of the General Financial and Economic Policy Department and Treasurer-General.
Wellink obtained his doctorate from the economics faculty at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam, in 1975.
He completed his secondary education (science stream) in 1961.