Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are seen as a a key mechanism for helping the financial sector catch up with more digitally-innovative industries. That said, its development has remained sluggish.
That said, things could soon be changing. The Banque de France successfully completed a simulated securities settlement using a wholesale CBDC, which offers a window into a much more streamlined, efficient, and transparent capital markets system,
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I am the Director of ESG & Impact at Emergents @ Weild & Co., advancing a new model of investment banking focused on innovation and strategic governance. I also run a
I am the Director of ESG & Impact at Emergents @ Weild & Co., advancing a new model of investment banking focused on innovation and strategic governance. I also run a blockchain discussion forum at Yale University. I’ve conducted a national AML/CFT risk assessment on digital assets for the Parliament of Cyprus and compiled regulatory recommendations for blockchain legislation, identifying global best practices. My previous publications cover industry standards for market integrity in crypto trading platforms and market infrastructure, in addition to stablecoins and central bank digital currencies. Previously, I worked on large cross-border transactions at international development institutions. I went to Notre Dame and have an MBA from Yale. I was born in Bolivia and am a native Spanish and English speaker.