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Sînziana Kroon

Sînziana Kroon

Sînziana Kroon

European Banks Supervision Division

Short bio

Presently, Sînziana Kroon is team lead in the European Banks Supervision Division of De Nederlandsche Bank. Previous positions include policy advisor and coordinator in the Supervisory Policy Division (2011-2018), and seconded official to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (October 2017- April 2018). She holds an M.Sc. degree in Finance and Investments from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, and is completing a PhD thesis at Maastricht University. Her research interests include the impact of policy reforms on financial institutions and derivatives markets, monetary policy and cryptocurrencies.


2022 PhD candidate, Maastricht University
2011 MSc Finance and Investments, Erasmus University Rotterdam
2010 BSc Finance, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest

Research interests

  • Financial risk management

  • Derivatives markets

  • Funding and liquidity

  • Cryptocurrencies

Working papers

The ‘New Normal’ during normal times – liquidity regulation and conventional monetary policy (with Clemens Bonner, Iman van Lelyveld and Jan Wrampelmeyer), DNB Working Paper No. 703, 2021. Download

Counterparty credit risk and the effectiveness of banking regulation (with Iman van Lelyveld), DNB Working Paper No. 599, 2018.  Download

CDS market structure and risk flows: the Dutch case (with Anouk Levels, René van Stralen and Iman van Lelyveld), DNB Working Paper No. 592, 2018. Download

Other publications

Martijn Boermans, Sînziana Kroon and Razvan Vlahu (2014), The future for CoCos, VoxEu column, November. Other versions: Boermans, Kroon and Vlahu (2014), How to improve financial stability, World Economic Forum column, November, and Boermans, Kroon and Vlahu (2014), De toekomst voor CoCo-obligaties, Economisch Statistische Berichten, 99 (4695), 616-619. Download VoxEu column, WEF column, ESB.

Latest update: March 2022