Member of the Executive Board of European Central Bank
Benoît Cœuré is a member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank and the Chairman of the Bank for International Settlements’ Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures. Prior to joining the ECB, he served in various policy positions at the French Treasury. He was the CEO of the French debt management office, Agence France Trésor, then France’s Assistant Secretary for Multilateral Affairs, Trade and Development, co-president of the Paris Club and G8 and G20 finance sous-sherpa for France, and finally Deputy-Director General and Chief Economist of the French Treasury.
Mr Cœuré is a graduate of École polytechnique in Paris. He holds an advanced degree in statistics and economic policy and a B.A. in Japanese. He has taught international economics and economic policy at École polytechnique and at Sciences Po in Paris, and authored articles and books on economic policy, the international monetary system and the economics of European integration, including most recently: "Economic Policy: Theory and Practice" (Oxford University Press, 2010).