Director of Infrastructures, Innovation and Payments at Banque de France
Valérie FASQUELLE is Director of the Infrastructures, Innovation and Payments directorate at Banque de France.
The Infrastructures,Innovation and Payments directorate is firstly in charge of the oversight of the safety of payment instruments and of the smooth operation of market infrastructures operating in France (payment systems, central securities depositories, securities settlement systems, central counterparties). The directorate is also responsible for the production of analyses and surveys on innovation in the field of payments and market infrastructures. Since early 2020, Valérie FASQUELLE is leading the Banque de France programme for experiments on CentralBank Digital Currency.
Through the various positions that she held, Valérie FASQUELLE was deeply involved between2004 and 2015 in the management of Eurosystem large-scale projects such asTarget 2 and Target2 securities. She had previously the opportunity to work during 8 years in the field of payment systems and completed her business expertise through the various managerial responsibilities she held especially within the Banque de France IT Department.
Before joining the Banque de France in 1993, Mrs FASQUELLE graduated from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris and with a post-graduate degree in Economics from the Dauphine University in Paris.