Jon Frost

Senior Economist at Bank For International Settlements

Jon Frost is a Senior Economist in the Innovation and the Digital Economy unit of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). In this role, he conducts policy-oriented research on financial innovation and digitalisation. He has written on FinTech credit, BigTech in finance, and technology and inequality. Previously, Jon served as a Member of the Secretariat at the Financial Stability Board (FSB), supporting the FSB's work on financial innovation for the G20. This included work on applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning, decentralised financial technologies, RegTech / SupTech, and crypto-assets. Jon is seconded to the BIS from the Financial Stability Division in the Dutch central bank (DNB). Prior to DNB, he worked at various roles in the private sector in Germany, and taught at VU University in Amsterdam. Jon is a U.S. national. He holds an MA degree in economics from the University of Munich in Germany, and a PhD in economics from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. He is a research affiliate of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at the University of Cambridge.