Dr. Alexander Bechtel

Head of Digital Strategy, DWS
Dr. Alexander Bechtel is the Head of Digital Strategy at DWS. He has done a PhD in finance at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland, including a research stay at Stanford University. Alexander still holds a position as an external lecturer for blockchain technology and monetary theory at the University of St. Gallen. Before joining DWS, Alexander was the Head of Digital Assets & Currencies Strategy at Deutsche Bank (Corporate Bank). Additionally, he has worked as an external consultant for the European Central Bank. Alexander regularly publishes articles and research on monetary policy and digital currencies. Moreover, he co-hosts one of the biggest German-speaking podcasts on digital money, called “Bitcoin, Fiat & Rock’n’Roll.

2023 - Session - A

Session A2 – The Future of Money

Central Bank Digital Currencies and Stablecoins?