Speaker Fiona van Echelpoel

Fiona van Echelpoel

Deputy Director General, Directorate General Market Infrastructure and Payments | European Central Bank, Germany

Fiona van Echelpoel is Deputy Director General in the Directorate General Market Infrastructure and Payments (DG-MIP) of the ECB since January 2018. She has a broad background in central banking, having worked in a number of functions in the market infrastructure and market operations areas of the ECB since its establishment in 1998 and previously for its forerunner the European Monetary Institute (EMI); prior to that she worked at the Central Bank of Ireland. She represents the ECB in various European and international fora and chairs the ESCB CCP Working Group, co-chairs the TARGET2-Securities Cooperative Arrangement, the European Forum on the Security of Retail Payments (SecuRePay), the CPMI IOSCO Implementation Monitoring Sub-Group as well as being chair of the ECB’s Internal Crypto Assets Task Force. She holds a degree in Economics and Politics from University College Dublin.


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Agenda Items



Day One

The New Nature of Money Meets Reality

Executive Panel Discussion | Moderated by Deborah Lorenzen

Deborah Lorenzen | Lorenzen Advisors, USA/Denmark
Nadine Baudot-Tratjenberg | esh Bank, Israel
Kelly Skalicky | Stearns Bank National Association, USA
Fiona van Echelpoel | European Central Bank, Germany
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