In 2012, Fritz Zurbrügg joined the Swiss National Bank’s Governing Board. As Head of Department III, his main responsibilities covered the areas Financial Markets, Banking Operations and Information Technology. Since 2015, he is Vice Chairman of the Governing Board and manages Department II. He is responsible for the areas Financial Stability, Cash, Finance and Risk management. Fritz Zurbrügg studied economics at the University of Berne, completing his degree in 1985 and his doctorate in 1989.