Bank for International Settlements
Naci Ağbal's comments would place Turkey on the fast track to central bank digital currency.
BIS chief Agustin Carstens has said that central banks are wary about issuing digital currencies due to the "huge operational consequences."
The launch of the Nordic hub marks the fifth BIS Innovation Hub Centre to be opened in the past two years.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has warned that the growth of cryptocurrencies poses a number of risks to banks.
The head of the Bank for International Settlements has blasted bitcoin as "a bubble," "a Ponzi scheme" and an "environmental disaster."