Herve Tourpe

Chief Digital Advisor, IMF

Herve Tourpe is Chief Digital Advisor at the IMF. He leads a team of digital experts in transformative technologies relevant to IMF’s Member Countries, such as Fintech, AI, Blockchain, Big Data, cloud and the related cyber risks. A passionate “techno-realist”, he strives to provide unbiased and cross-country expertise on technology trends, opportunities and risks, especially for emerging and low-income countries. Mr. Tourpe is an expert in national digital strategies, with a particular focus on financial inclusion, sustainable development, digital payment and Central Bank Digital Currencies. Formerly Chief Enterprise Architect, Mr. Tourpe has a strong background in IT strategy, technology innovation and User Experience (UX).