Karine Themejian is Deputy Head of the Market Innovation and Integration Division of the Directorate General Market Infrastructure and Payments of the ECB. Since end-2015, she is coordinating the secretariat of the Euro Retail Payments Board which contributes to and to facilitate the further development of an integrated, innovative and competitive market for euro retail payments in the EU. Since May 2017, she is coordinating the secretariat of the two advisory groups on market infrastructures set up to counsel the Eurosystem on issues related to (i) payments (AMI-Pay) and (ii) securities and collateral (AMI-SeCo). Besides, she takes part in the definition of the Eurosystem catalyst position on the relevant topics. Before that, she has notably been the secretary of the Eurosystem/ESCB Payment and Settlement Systems Committee.