Sébastien de Brouwer is the Chief Policy Officer at the European Banking Federation (EBF), as well as a member of the EBF Management Committee. He also leads the Fintech Strategy Pillar of the EBF. De Brouwer is a Board member of the European Payment Council (EPC), Member of the Advisory Committee of fTLD Registry Services, LLC and a member of various Expert Groups at the EU level. Previously, he was Head of European Affairs and Member of the Executive Committee with Febelfin, the Belgian Federation of the financial industry, including banks. Prior to that, de Brouwer also worked in an international bank and insurance company. He holds a Law Degree from the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve and a postgraduate degree in International Law from the University of Leiden and in Business Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science.