Martin Schmalzried - Czech Republic & Belgium

Independent Expert in Financial Services -- Senior Policy and Advocacy Manager at Families Europe

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Martin Schmalzried has been working at COFACE-Families Europe as a Senior Policy and Advocacy Manager for over 12 years. He has been responsible for the portfolio of financial services since January 2009.  He is an independent expert in the area of financial services and is a founding member of Financial Inclusion Europe. He was a Member of the Financial Services Users Group (FSUG) from 2013 to 2021 and is a Member of the EBA Banking Stakeholder Group since 2016 and a Member of the EIOPA Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group since 2020. His areas of expertise are financial inclusion, creditworthiness, big data in financial services, fintechs, macroeconomic policy, financial stability, monetary policy, central bank digital currencies, blockchain and virtual currencies.
Master’s Degree from the ULB (Brussels) in Political Science