Erik Thedéen is the director general of FI, the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen), which supervises the banking, insurance and securities sectors in Sweden. He has served in this role since 2015.
Thedéen is a voting member in the European Systemic Risk Board, and is the chair of the Task Force on Sustainable Finance for the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). He is also a member of the Management Board of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and a member of the Government's Committee for Technological Innovation and Ethics (Komet).
On December 15, 2021 he was appointed vice chair of the Board of Supervisors of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), to serve a 2½ year term effective immediately. He replaced Anneli Tuominen, Director-General of the Finnish Finanssivalvonta (FIN-FSA), who completed her term.
Thedéen has previously been CEO of KPA Pension, State Secretary at the Swedish Ministry of Finance, President of Nasdaq OMX Nordic Stockholm, a strategist at Brummer & Partners, Deputy Director General of the Swedish National Debt Office, an analyst at JP Bank, and a trader/analyst at Sveriges Riksbank (the Swedish central bank). 
Thedéen holds a Master's degree in economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.
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