Since February 2019, Silke Stapel-Weber is the Director General for Statistics of the European Central Bank (ECB). She is an elected member of the International Statistical Institute.

The Directorate General Statistics provides statistical products and services to the ECB , the European Systemic Risk Board, other European and International organisations and the public at large. Silke represents the ECB in various professional bodies, including the Inter-Agency Group (which involves the UN, IMF, ECB, BIS, World Bank, OECD and the European Commission), the Irvine Fisher Committee and in the G-20 context.