Bram Scholten serves on the staff of DNB’s Cash Policy Department. He has been a member of the ESCB’s Banknote Committee from 2000-2010. In 2011/12, he chaired BANCO’s taskforce that prepared its so-called ‘Cash2020’ report. Most recently, he chaired the taskforce of the Netherlands National Payments Forum on the future of cash. Bram joined DNB in 1980, worked at the IMF and the ECB, and held positions at DNB as deputy head of the monetary and economic policy department and head of the statistics department. He has a master's degree in economics and law.