Claudine HURMAN was appointed at the end of July 2021, as Director of Financial Infrastructures, Innovation and Payments in the Directorate General of Financial Stability and Operations of the Banque de France. The Directorate is notably in charge of work on central bank digital currencies, it has carried out an extensive experimentation program on wholesale CBDC1 and is in charge of the monitoring of developments in crypto-assets.
Claudine HURMAN has over 25 years of experience working for the French central bank, with a background in the private sector. At the French Prudential and Resolution Authority, she was in charge of the supervision of foreign banks, before joining the Directorate General of Financial Stability and Operations, where she headed respectively two divisions, in charge of the control of financial markets operations and later on as head of the market infrastructures and payment systems oversight division.
Before joining the Banque de France, Claudine HURMAN worked in the field of auditing, in the banking and finance sector, in the UK and in France. She graduated from EDHEC Business School, with a post-graduate degree in finance at the London School of Economics and Political Science.