Central bank governors list

Central bank governors list

List of Central bank governors of the world

The list of the governors of important banks. Governor is generally the head/ chairman of the central bank and before any provision/ law can be passed for the regulation of banking system in the country is mandatory to have the consent of the governor.

 

S.No COUNTRY CENTRAL BANK NAME GOVERNOR/PRESIDENT/CHAIR
1 AFGHANISTAN Bank of Afghanistan Noorullah Delawari
2 ALBANIA Bank of Albania Gent Sejko
3 ALGERIA Bank of Algeria Mohammed Laksaci
4 ANGOLA National Bank of Angola Jose Pedro de Morais
5 ARGENTINA Central Bank of Argentina Alejandro Vanoli
6 ANGUILLA Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Hubert Hughes
7 ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Harold Lovell
8 ARMENIA Central Bank of Armenia Arthur Javadyan
9 ARUBA Central Bank of Aruba Jeanette R. Semeleer (F)
10 AUSTRALIA Reserve Bank of Australia Glenn Stevens
11 AUSTRIA European Central Bank Ewald Nowotny
12 AZERBAIJAN Central Bank of the Rep. of Azerbaijan Ellman Siraj oglu Rustamov
13 BAHAMAS Central Bank of the Bahamas Wendy Craigg (F)
14 BAHRAIN Central Bank of Bahrain Rasheed Mohammed Al-Maraj
15 BANGLADESH Bangladesh Bank Atiur Rahman
16 BARBADOS Central Bank of Barbados DeLisle Worrell
17 BELARUS National Bank of the Rep. of Belarus Pavel Kallaur
18 BELGIUM European Central Bank Jan Smets
19 BELIZE Central Bank of Belize Glenford Ysaguirre
20 BENIN Central Bank of West African States Evariste Sebastian Bonou
21 BERMUDA Bermuda Monetary Authority Jeremy Cox (chief executive)
22 BHUTAN Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan Daw Tenzin
23 BOLIVIA Central Bank of Bolivia Marcelo Zabalaga
24 BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA Central Bank of Bosnia & Herzegovina Kemal Kozaric
25 BOTSWANA Bank of Botswana Linah Mohohlo (F)
26 BRAZIL Central Bank of Brazil Alexandre Tombini
27 BULGARIA Bulgarian National Bank Ivan Iskrov to resign July 10, 2015
28 BURKINA FASO Central Bank of West African States Charles Luanga Ki-Zerbo
29 BURUNDI Bank of the Republic of Burundi Jean Ciza
30 CAMBODIA National Bank of Cambodia Chea Chanto
31 CAMEROON Bank of Central African States Lucas Abaga Nchama
32 CANADA Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz
33 CAYMAN ISLANDS Cayman Islands Monetary Authority George McCarthy
34 CAPE VERDE Bank of Cape Verde Joao Serra
35 CEN. AFRICAN REPUBLIC Bank of Central African States Lucas Abaga Nchama
36 CHAD Bank of Central African States Lucas Abaga Nchama
37 CHILE Central Bank of Chile Rodrigo Vergara
38 CHINA People’s Bank of China Zhou Xiaochuan
39 COLOMBIA Central Bank of Colombia Jose Dario Uribe Escobar
40 COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Roosevelt Skerrit
41 CONGO Bank of Central African States Lucas Abaga Nchama
42 CONGO DEM. REP. Central Bank of Congo Deogratias Mutombo Nyembo
43 COSTA RICA Central Bank of Costa Rica Olivier Castro
44 CROATIA Croatian National Bank Boris Vujcic
45 CUBA Central Bank of Cuba Ernesto Medina Villaveiran
46 CURACAO & ST. MAARTEN Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten Emsley Tromp
47 CYPRUS European Central Bank Chrystalla Georghadji (F)
48 CZECH REPUBLIC Czech National Bank Miroslav Singer
49 DENMARK National Bank of Denmark Lars Rohde
50 DOMINICAN REPL. Central Bank of the Dominican Rep. Hector Valdez Albizu
51 ECUADOR Central Bank of Ecuador Pedro Delgado
52 EGYPT Central Bank of Egypt Hisham Ramez Abdel Hafez
53 EL SALVADOR Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador Oscar Cabrera
54 EQUATORIAL GUINEA Bank of Central African States Lucas Abaga Nchama
55 ESTONIA European Central Bank Ardo Hansson
56 ETHIOPIA National Bank of Ethiopia Teklewold Atnafu
57 FIJI Reserve Bank of Fiji Barry Whiteside
58 FINLAND European Central Bank Erkki Liikanen
59 FRANCE European Central Bank Christian Noyer
60 GABON Bank of Central African States Lucas Abaga Nchama
61 GAMBIA Central Bank of The Gambia Amadou Colley
62 GEORGIA National Bank of Georgia Giorgi Kadagidze
63 GERMANY European Central Bank Jens Weidmann
64 GHANA Bank of Ghana Henry
  1. Kofi Wampah
65 GREECE European Central Bank Yannis Stournaras
66 GRENADA Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Keith Mitchell
67 GUATEMALA Bank of Guatemala Julio Roberto Suarez War
68 GUINEA Central Bank of the Rep. of Guinea Lounceny Nabe
69 GUINEA-BISSEAU Central Bank of West African States Joao Alaje Mamadu Fadia
70 GUYANA Bank of Guyana Gobind Ganga
71 HAITI Bank of the Republic of Haiti Charles Castel
72 HONDURAS Central Bank of Honduras Maria Elena Mondragon (F)
73 HONG KONG Hong Kong Monetary Authority Norman Chan
74 HUNGARY Central Bank of Hungary Gyorgy Matolcsy
75 ICELAND Central Bank of Iceland Mar Gudmundsson
76 INDIA Reserve Bank of India Raghuram Rajan*
77 INDONESIA Bank Indonesia Agus Martowardojo
78 IRAN Central Bank of Islamic Rep. of Iran Valiollah Seif
79 IRAQ Central Bank of Iraq Abdul Basit Turki
80 IRELAND European Central Bank Patrick Honohan
81 ISRAEL Bank of Israel Karnit Flug (F)
82 ITALY European Central Bank Ignazio Visco
83 IVORY COAST Central Bank of West African States Jean-Baptiste Aman
84 JAMAICA Bank of Jamaica Brian Wynter
85 JAPAN Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda
86 JORDAN Central Bank of Jordan Ziad Fariz
87 KAZAKHSTAN National Bank of Kazakhstan Kairat Kelimbetov
88 KENYA Central Bank of Kenya Patrick Ngugi Njoroge
89 KOREA, REPUBLIC OF Bank of Korea Kim Choongsoo
90 KOSOVO Central Bank of the Republic of Kozovo Gani Gerguri
91 KUWAIT Central Bank of Kuwait Mohammad Yusef Al-Hashel
92 KYRGYZSTAN National Bank of the Kyrgyz Repl.Abdygulo
  1. Meimanaliev
93 LATVIA Bank of Latvia Ilmars Rimsevics
94 LAOS_(Lao People’s Dem. Repl.) Bank of the Lao P.D. R.Somphao Phaysith
95 LEBANON Central Bank of Lebanon Riad T. Salameh
96 LESOTHO Central Bank of Lesotho Retselisitsoe Matlanyane (F)
97 LIBERIA Central Bank of Liberia Joseph Mills Jones
98 LIBYA Central Bank of Libya Saddek Omar Elkaber
99 LITHUANIA Bank of Lithuania Vitas Vasiliauskas
100 LUXEMBOURG European Central Bank Gaston Reinesch
101 MACAO Monetary Authority of Macao Anselmo Teng
102 MACEDONIA National Bank of the Rep. of Macedonia Dimitar Bogov
103 MADAGASCAR Central Bank of Madagascar Rasolofondraibe Alain Herve
104 MALAWI Reserve Bank of Malawi Charles Chuka
105 MALAYSIA Bank Negara Malaysia Zeti Akhtar Aziz (F)
106 MALDIVES Maldives Monetary Authority Azeema Adam (F)
107 MALI Central Bank of West African States Konzo Traore
108 MALTA European Central Bank Josef Bonnici
109 MAURITANIA Central Bank of Mauritania Sid’ahmed Ould Raiss
110 MAURITIUS Central Bank of Mauritius Ramesh Basant Roi
111 MEXICO Bank of Mexico Agustin Carstens
112 MOLDOVA National Bank of Moldova Dorin Dragutanu
113 MONGOLIA Bank of Mongolia Naidansuren Zoljargal
114 MONTENEGRO Central Bank of Montenegro Milojica Dakic
115 MONTSERRAT Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Reuben T Meade
116 MOROCCO Bank of Morocco Abdellatif Jouahri
117 MOZAMBIQUE Bank of Mozambique Ernesto Gove
118 MYANMAR Central Bank of Myanmar Kyaw Kyaw Maung
119 NAMIBIA Bank of Namibia Ipumbu Shiimi
120 NETHERLANDS European Central Bank Klaas Knot
121 NEW ZEALAND Reserve Bank of New Zealand Graeme Wheeler
122 NICARAGUA Central Bank of Nicaragua Leonardo Ovidio Reyes Ramirez
123 NIGER Central Bank of West African States Mahamadou Gado
124 NIGERIA Central Bank of Nigeria Godwin Emefiele
125 NORWAY Norges Bank Oeystein Olsen
126 OMAN Central Bank of Oman Hamood Sangour Al Zadjali (exec. president)
127 PAKISTAN State Bank of Pakistan Ashraf Wathra
128 PALESTINE Palestine Monetary Authority Jihad Khalil Al-Wazir
129 PAPUA NEW GUINEA Bank of Papua New Guinea Loi Bakani
130 PARAGUAY Central Bank of Paraguay Jorge Raul Corvalan
131 PERU Central Reserve Bank of Peru Julio Velarde Flores
132 PHILIPPINES Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Amando M. Tetangco
133 POLAND National Bank of Poland Marek Belka
134 PORTUGAL European Central Bank Carlos Costa
135 QATAR Qatar Central Bank Abdullah Saud Al-Thani
136 ROMANIA National Bank of Romania Mugur Isarescu
137 RUSSIA Bank of Russia Elvira Nabiullina (F)
138 RWANDA National Bank of Rwanda John Rwangombwa
139 SAMOA Central Bank of Samoa Atalina Ainuu Enari (F)
140 SAINT LUCIA Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Kenny D. Anthony
141 SAN MARINO Central Bank of the Republic of San Marino Renato Clarizia
142 SAUDI ARABIA Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority Fahad al-Mubarak
143 SENEGAL Central Bank of West African States Mamadou Camara
144 SERBIA National Bank of Serbia Jorgovanka Tabakovic (F)
145 SEYCHELLES Central Bank of Seychelles Caroline Abel (F)
146 SIERRA LEONE Bank of Sierra Leone Momodu Lamin Kargbo
147 SINGAPORE Monetary Authority of Singapore Ravi Menon
148 SLOVAKIA European Central Bank Jozef Makuch
149 SLOVENIA European Central Bank Bostjan Jazbec
150 SOLOMON ISLANDS Central Bank of Solomon Islands Denton Rarawa
151 SOMALIA Central Bank of Somalia Bashir Issa Ali
152 SOUTH AFRICA South African Reserve Bank Lesetja Kganyago
153 SOUTH KOREA Bank of Korea Lee Ju-yeol
154 SPAIN European Central Bank Luis Maria Linde
155 SRI LANKA Central Bank of Sri Lanka Arjuna Mahendran
156 SUDAN Central Bank of Sudan Abdel Rahman Hassan
157 SWAZILAND Central Bank of Swaziland Majozi Sithole
158 SWEDEN The Riksbank Stefan Ingves
159 SWITZERLAND Swiss National Bank Thomas Jordan
160 SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC Central Bank of Syria Adib Mayaleh
161 TANZANIA Bank of Tanzania Benno Ndulu
162 TAIWAN Central Bank of the Rep. of China Fai-Nan Perng
163 TAJIKISTAN National Bank of Tajikistan Abdujabbor Shirinov
164 THAILAND Bank of Thailand Prasern Trairatvorakul
165 TOGOLESE REPUBLIC Central Bank of Togo Kossi Tenou
166 TONGA National Reserve Bank of Tonga Sione Ngongo Kioa
167 TRINIDAD & TOBAGO Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago Jwala Rambarran
168 TUNISIA Central Bank of Tunisia Chedly Ayari
169 TURKEY Central Bank of Republic of Turkey Erdem Basci
170 TURKMENISTAN Central Bank of Turkmenistan Gochmurad Muradov
171 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Central Bank of United Arab Emirates Mubarak Rashid
172 UGANDA Bank of Uganda Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile
173 UKRAINE National Bank of Ukraine Valeriia Gontareva (F)
174 UNITED KINGDOM Bank of England Mark Carney
175 URUGUAY Central Bank of Uruguay Mario Bergara
176 United States of America Federal Reserve Janet Yellen (F)
177 UZBEKISTAN Central Bank of the Rep. of Uzbekistan Fayzulla Mullajanov
178 VANUATU Reserve Bank of Vanuatu Odo Tevi
179 VENEZUELA Central Bank of Venezuela Eudomar Tovar
180 VIETNAM State Bank of Vietnam Nguyen Van Binh
181 YEMEN Central Bank of Yemen Mohammed Awad Bin Hammam
182 ZAMBIA Bank of Zambia Denny Kalyala
183 ZIMBABWE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe John Mangudya

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