Morten Linnemann Bech

Morten Linnemann Bech

Head of Secretariat
Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures

Morten Bech joined the BIS in mid-2011. Before taking up his current assignment in 2016, he held the position of Secretary to the Markets Committee, with responsibility for coordinating and contributing to the activities of the Committee and its various working groups. He previously worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Danish central bank. In 2009, he was a visitor at the Monetary Affairs Division of the Federal Reserve Board in Washington DC. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has written on different issues relating to monetary policy implementation, money markets, network topology of financial markets, large-value payment systems and systemic risk.

Fields of interest

  • Monetary policy
  • Financial markets
  • Financial market infrastructures

Mar 2018

Other authors: Umar Faruqui, Frederik Ougaard and Cristina Picillo

BIS Quarterly Review   | March 2018
Sep 2017

Other authors: Rodney Garratt

BIS Quarterly Review   | September 2017
Mar 2017

Other authors: Yuuki Shimizu and Paul Wong

BIS Quarterly Review   | March 2017
Mar 2016

Other authors: Anamaria Illes, Ulf Lewrick and Andreas Schrimpf

BIS Quarterly Review   | March 2016
Mar 2016

Other authors: Aytek Malkhozov

BIS Quarterly Review   | March 2016
Nov 2015

Other authors: Cyril Monnet

BIS Working Papers   | No 529
Jan 2014

Other authors: Todd Keister

BIS Working Papers   | No 439
Dec 2013

Other authors: Jhuvesh Sobrun

BIS Quarterly Review   | December 2013
Oct 2013

Other authors: Todd Keister

BIS Working Papers   | No 432
Dec 2012

Other authors: Todd Keister

BIS Quarterly Review   | December 2012