2020 OECD Global Blockchain Policy Forum


Benoît Cœuré

Head of the BIS Innovation Hub
Bank for International Settlements


Benoît Cœuré became Head of the BIS Innovation Hub in 2020. He is a member of the Bank's Executive Committee. Previously, he was a member of the Executive Board of the ECB. From 2013 to 2020, he chaired the BIS's Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures. Prior to joining the ECB, he served in various positions at the French Treasury and the French debt management office. Between 2007 and 2009, he was France's Assistant Secretary for Multilateral Affairs, Trade and Development, co-chair of the Paris Club, and G8 and G20 Finance Sous-Sherpa for France. From 2009 to 2011, he was Deputy Director General and Chief Economist at the French Treasury.