Gross is Senior Adviser in the Directorate General Statistics of the European
Central Bank. His interests include developing vision and strategy for
overcoming the dual disruption of rapid globalization and digitization, as well
as designing and driving the implementation of concrete, feasible measures with
transformational power to ultimately deliver measurement tools effective at the
scale and speed of today’s finance, especially in a crisis. His immediate focus
is on the “real world - data world” interface, primarily object identification.
He serves on the Regulatory Oversight Committee of the Global LEI System
(GLEIS) and has been instrumental in the emergence and development of the
GLEIS. Prior to the ECB, Francis spent fifteen years in the automotive
industry, eight of which at Mercedes, working mainly on globalisation,
strategic alliances and business development.
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