Peter Tabak is Associate Director and Lead Regional Economist for the Western Balkans at the Economics, Policy and Governance at EBRD. Before taking up his present role, he worked as Lead Regional Economist on Croatia, Russia, Serbia and Slovenia as well as financial market development within the EBRD’s Local Currency and Capital Markets Initiative. Earlier, he was Head of Financial Stability at the National Bank of Hungary, being responsible for macroprudential regulation and analysis of the Hungarian financial system, including stress testing of banks. He also worked in senior economic policy roles at the Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of Finance in Hungary. A Hungarian national, he graduated from the Budapest University of Economic Sciences in Finance and Economic Theory. He also holds an MBA from INSEAD, France.