Digital financial education and literacy in the COVID-19 context

Date : 30/09/2020 | Location:



The European Banking Authority (EBA) held a virtual panel on 30 September 2020 dedicated to digital financial education and literacy in the Covid-19 context.

As an EU Agency working to achieve a more integrated approach to banking supervision in the EU, the EBA organised this virtual event as part of its efforts to review and coordinate financial literacy and education initiatives by the competent authorities.

This EBA online event focused on the role of digital financial education and literacy in the context of COVID-19 and brought together the following distinguished panellists:

  • Eva Maydell, Member of the European Parliament;
  • Marcel Haag, Director for Horizontal Policies, European Commission (DG FISMA);
  • José Manuel Campa, Chairperson, European Banking Authority (EBA);
  • Monique Goyens, Director General, The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC)
  • Anna Maria Lusardi, Professor of Economics and Accountancy at the George Washington University School of Business (GWSB);
  • Wim Mijs, Chief Executive Officer, European Banking Federation (EBF).

Francois-Louis Michaud, new EBA Executive Director delivered the opening remarks.

The event aimed at targeting a large number of attendees, including officials and experts from public authorities, EU regulatory and supervisory authorities, officials from ministries of finance, national competent authorities and international organisations, as well as the academic community, the private sector/industry and NGOs.



EBA Virtual panel - Digital financial education Covid19 Context - Documents


Should you have any questions or need any further information, please contact Noémie Papp at