Head of the Payment and Settlement Systems at the Bank of Korea
Mr Cha Hyeonjin, as Director General of Payment and Settlement Systems Department at the Bank of Korea (BOK) since 2017, is also a member of the BIS Committee on Payment and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) and the Chair of the Working Group on Payment and Settlement Systems (WGPSS) of the Executives’ Meeting of East Asia Pacific Central Banks (EMEAP).
Mr Cha has served in various departments of central bank, mainly in the fields of financial market operations, economic research, international finance and payment and market infrastructures.
Mr Cha is a prolific writer as well, having written 6 books on history of money, banking and finance including the steady seller, “An Agonist’s Critical Essays on Central Banking in Korea”, along with articles in academic journals. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics at Seoul National University and an MBA in Finance at Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.