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Aldona Jociene
Aldona Jociene
Country: Estonia Lithuania
Field: Financial Services
Institution: National Bank; National Commission for Financial Markets
Dr. Aldona Jociene is an experienced banking supervision executive. She worked in the area of banking supervison at the Central Bank of Lithuania for 20 years. Since 2012, Aldona was the Director of Prudential Supervision Department and carried out the supervisory reform of the whole financial sector. Aldona actively participated in the creation processes of the European Banking Union (working groups in the European Council, European Central Bank) and Lithuania’s joining the Single Supervisory Mechanism. Aldona also has international experience in representing the Central Bank of Lithuania at European institutions.
Aldona has PhD in Social Sciences (economics). She actively participated in academic activities – was a lecturer at Vilnius University on International Banking, Bank Management and Financial Markets, published many scientific articles on bank business models, bank capital adequacy and global financial crisis.

She provides policy advice to National Bank of Moldova on banking supervision reform with the main goal of properly implementing a new regulatory and supervisory framework in line with EU standards (Basel III); enhancing the cooperation with relevant local and EU financial sector supervisory authorities. EU HLA on Financial Services is also providing support in strengthening NBM's communication capabilities for better informing society about the banking sector and cooperation with other institutions with the aim of efficient fight against economic crimes. Her current assignment in Moldova includes the assistance to National Commission for Financial Markets in building-up capacities in the non-banking sector supervision and well implementing the recommendations of the National Committee on Financial Stability.