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 2019, 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. Mr Cœuré is a graduate of the École Polytechnique in Paris. He holds an advanced degree in Statistics and Economic Policy from the École nationale de la statistique et de l'administration économique (ENSAE), and a bachelor's degree in Japanese. He has authored articles and books on economic policy, the international monetary system and the economics of European integration.
Economist from the Catholic University of Ecuador and Ph.D. in Economics from Boston University. He served as Regional Economic Advisor for the Andean Countries and Representative of the IADB in Peru, Panama and Costa Rica; Chief Economist and Vice President of Development Strategies of CAF; Minister of Economy and Finance and General Manager of the Central Bank of Ecuador; Dean of the Business School of UDLA Ecuador.