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Central Banking Training - Hero


Practically focused learning led by experts in central banking

Enhance your central banking knowledge through interactive online training


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Preparing participants with a background to the course topics to ensure they get the most of the training.

Live training

Live content will be a total of nine hours over three days. Attendees will be trained by experts in an interactive format.

Workshop forum

Hosted by the chair, participants will reflect on learnings, share challenges and come up with practical solutions in a group setting.

Trusted environment

Benefit from a safe space to share and learn from peers.

Hear from experts

Training from speakers in specialist central bank areas.

Gain practical solutions

Ask leaders about current challenges and takeaway actionable solutions.

Connect with peers

Meet and share experience with counterparts from across the globe.

Francesco Papadia

Former Director general for market operations

European Central Bank

Volodymyr Lepushynskyi

Director, monetary policy and economic analysis department

National Bank of Ukraine

In 2004, joined the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) on the position of economist responsible for forecasting money market performance. From 2008 to 2019, worked as the Head of Unit, Deputy Head of Division, Head of the Division for Monetary Policy Strategy, Deputy Director of Monetary Policy and Economic Analysis Department. In December 2019, was appointed as a Director of Monetary Policy and Economic Analysis Department. Has contributed to implementing inflation targeting regime in Ukraine, elaborating strategic documents on monetary policy and developing a rules-based monetary policy framework.

Graduated from Kyiv National Economic University with MA degree (with honors) in Finance (2004). Holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Ukrainian Academy of Banking. Has published extensively on monetary, macroeconomic, and modeling issues.

Carlos Cantu

Senior economist at the monetary economics department

Bank for International Settlements

Carlos Cantú joined the BIS in the spring of 2016. He obtained his MA and PhD in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles. Before obtaining his PhD, he worked for the Bank of Mexico in the Economic Research Department. He is part of the secretariat of the BIS Consultative Group on Innovation and the Digital Economy Technical Task Force on CBDCs.

Marko Škreb

Former governor

Croatian National Bank

Marko Škreb is a former governor of the Croatian National Bank. Currently he is Central banking lead on a Financial sector reform project (FINRA) in Bosnia and Herzegovina, financed by USAID. Before that he was resident project manager for Canada-IMF Capacity building project at the National Bank of Ukraine. He moved to Kyiv from his position as advisor at the International Monetary Fund’s Regional Technical Assistance centre in Accra, Ghana.  Before that, he was chief economist and strategist at the second largest commercial bank in Croatia. Mr. Skreb started his professional career teaching at the University of Zagreb. Following academic vocation he joined the Croatian central bank, first as research and statistics director and later on as governor (from 1996 to 2000). In 1997 he was awarded the Central European Annual Awards for Excellence - Best Central Bank Governor by the Banker. Since 2000 he worked as a consultant for the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in numerous countries, mostly in South-East Europe. He also worked at the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF in Washington DC in the period 2004-2005. Mr Škreb published a number of articles and edited books, focusing on transition questions and financial issues.

Roberto Motto

Senior Adviser - Directorate General Monetary Policy

European Central Bank

Roberto Motto is Senior Adviser in the Directorate General Monetary Policy of the European Central Bank (ECB). He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of York. He has worked at the ECB since 2000. His expertise is in monetary policy and macroeconomics. He has published in several international journals such as “American Economic Review”, “Journal of Monetary Economics”, “Journal of Money, Credit and Banking”, “Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control”, and has co-authored a book on the history of the ECB monetary policy.

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