Pedro Gustavo Teixeira



Director General, Banking Supervision, European Central Bank

Special interests

European and international law of financial services


Dr Pedro Gustavo Teixeira is lecturer at the ILF since its inception. He is Director General at the ECB Banking Supervision, responsible for DG-SSM Governance and Operations. At the ECB, which he joined in 1999, he was Director-General and Secretary of the ECB Decision-Making Bodies, Director of the Secretariat to the Supervisory Board, Counsellor to the Executive Board, and Adviser on Financial Stability and Supervision. He holds a PhD in European Law from the European University Institute, as well as a Master’s degree in Law from University of Coimbra and a Law degree from the Catholic University in Portugal. His latest publication is the monograph The Legal History of the European Banking Union which provides the basis for his lectures.


  • The Legal History of the European Banking Union, 2020
  • The constitutional implications of the European responses to the financial and public debt crisis, Common Market Law Review, Vol. 50 No. 3 June 2013, pp. 683-708 (co-author E. Chiti)


Regulation and Supervision of the Single Financial Market