Mia Trzecinski

University: University of New South Wales  

Academic supervisor: 

Prof. Ross Buckley & Dr. Anton Didenko

Industry partner: Reserve Bank of Australia

Academic Background and Work Experience


Mia is a PhD Candidate at the Faculty of Law & Justice at UNSW Sydney. She is the recipient of an Industry PhD Scholarship from the Digital Finance Cooperative Research Centre and is placed in the Payments Policy Department at the Reserve Bank of Australia for the duration of her program. Mia’s PhD research considers how access to emerging infrastructures for cross-border payments could be governed.
Mia previously worked as a Research Fellow at UNSW Sydney. She graduated from UNSW with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) / Bachelor of Arts (with Distinction).


Thesis Topic


International legal considerations in cross-border use of Central Bank Digital Currencies


About RBA

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is Australia’s central bank and derives its functions and powers from the Reserve Bank Act 1959. Its duty is to contribute to the stability of the currency, full employment, and the economic prosperity and welfare of the Australian people. It does this by conducting monetary policy to meet an agreed inflation target, working to maintain a strong financial system and efficient payments system, and issuing the nation’s banknotes.


What part of the business is the researcher involved in?

Digital Currency – Infrastructure and Applications