Leanne (Si Ying) Zhang
Bank for International Settlements - Innovation Hub Hong Kong
Leanne is an Advisor at the BIS Innovation Hub Hong Kong Centre, where she works on wholesale and retail CBDC projects. Prior to joining the Hub, she was an Economist at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, and has published academic papers on the equity pricing of climate risks and supply chain mapping and shock propagation. She holds an MPhil in Economics degree from the University of Oxford, where she was a Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholar, and an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Economics from McGill University.
About the company
The BIS's mission is to support central banks' pursuit of monetary and financial stability through international cooperation, and to act as a bank for central banks. The BIS Innovation Hub develops public goods in the technology space to support central banks and improve the functioning of the financial system. We have centres around the world and a global network of central bank experts on innovation.
In this session, several BIS Innovation Hubs (BISIH) will present case studies from the field of CBDC and tokenization of items. The session is designed as a panel discussion so that attendees can actively participate in the discussion.