Benoît Cœuré has been a member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank since 1 January 2012. He is responsible for International and European Relations, Market Operations and the Oversight of Payment Systems. He is the Chairman of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) of the Bank for International Settlements, and has held this position since October 2013. He has held various positions at the French Treasury, notably that of Chief Executive of the debt management office Agence France Trésor, G7 and G20 sous-sherpa, Deputy Director General and Chief Economist. Graduate of the École polytechnique and alumnus of the École nationale de la statistique et de l’administration économique (ENSAE), he teaches at the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). He is also the author of numerous articles and books on international and European monetary and financial issues.