Johan is currently acting as payment infrastructure advisor at the e-krona division of Sveriges Riksbank. He has previously held positions at the financial stability and payment departments of the Riksbank and prior to that project management and financial infrastructure coordination positions at the Swedish Bankers´ Association and Swedbank.
Central banks around the world are getting involved in digital currencies with 105 countries currently exploring centralized digital currencies. Currently, the majority of countries are in the research stage. What is the role of the eurosystem and private market participants in the CBDC? How do we envisage CBDC fit into the existing payment ecosystem?