Frank Elderson has been an Executive Director of Supervision at DNB since 1 July 2011. He is responsible for supervision of banks, supervision of horizontal functions and integrity, and legal affairs. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank.


Frank Elderson holds several secondary positions. He has chaired the Central Banks and Supervisors Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) since 2018 and the Sustainable Finance Platform since 2016. He has also chaired the FEC Board since 2016, the Supervisory Board of the Dutch Reading Foundation since 2017 and the Management Board of the Nederlands Vioolconcours Foundation since 2016.Before joining the Governing Board, Frank Elderson served as DNB’s General Counsel (2008-2011). He was the Director of the Legal Services Division (2007) and Head of the ABN AMRO Supervision Department (2006).


After joining DNB in 1999, Frank Elderson held various management positions in the Legal Services Division, as well as representing DNB on various working groups of the European System of Central Banks (ESCB). Frank Elderson started his professional career in 1995 as a lawyer with Houthoff Advocaten & Notarissen.


He completed the first year of the Dutch law university programme with honours in 1990 and studied at the University of Zaragoza, Spain, in 1993 and 1994. Elderson earned his degree in Dutch law at the University of Amsterdam in 1994. He obtained an LLM degree from Columbia Law School, in the United States, in 1995. Frank Elderson was sworn in as a lawyer in the Netherlands in 1995.