Frans van Bruggen is a Policy Advisor on Artificial Intelligence and Fintech at De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), the prudential regulator of The Netherlands. Before he joined DNB in June 2021, Frans worked 5 years in Corporate Venture Capital and 2 years for the market regulator of the Dutch Healthcare System. His interest and focus has always been on (regulating) emerging technology, and it’s implications for business, government and society. Frans earned a BSc in Business Administration from Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, a BA in Philosophy from Rijksuniversiteit Groningen an MA in philosophy of business and organization. He is currently a PhD-candidate at the University Utrecht and the Dutch University of Public Government, where he focuses on the legitimacy and effectiveness of regulators.