Johannes Turner is Director of the Statistics Department at Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB), which is in charge of compiling and analysing monetary, interest rate, supervisory and external statistics and maintaining the Austrian Central Credit Register. He is a member of the Statistics Committee of the ESCB, and a representative in the Committee on Monetary, Financial and Balance of Payments Statistics in Luxembourg (CMFB). Since 2013 Johannes Turner has been a representative in the ESF (European Statistical Forum) and since 2016 he has been Vice President of the European Committee of the Central Balance-Sheet Data Offices (ECCBSO). He is an Advisory Board Member of the Statistics Council Austria and a member of the ERP (European Recovery Programme) Audit Committee. In 2014–2015 he chaired the ECB taskforce for the harmonized reporting framework for banks in Europe. In 2015 the department was extended by the bank resolution activities of the Central Bank.
He was promoted to his current position in June 2010 having worked in banking supervision at the OeNB for 18 years, ultimately as head of the Banking Analysis Division from 2008. He started his career at Raiffeisencentralbank Vienna (1985–86). From there he moved to Fessel+GfK Institution for market research (1986–92) where he was a management assistant.
Johannes Turner holds a master's degree and a Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Vienna.