Reserve Bank makes two top appointments
Vanessa Rayner has been appointed head of financial markets at the Reserve Bank. Since joining the bank in 2016, Ms Rayner has been an adviser and manager in the financial stability group, including time leading the review into banks’ culture and conduct. Before this, Ms Rayner spent more than 10 years at the Reserve Bank of Australia, including management roles in the economics, financial markets and financial stability groups.
Yuong Ha has been appointed as the Reserve Bank’s head of economics and chief economist. Since joining the Bank in 1997, Mr Ha has held a number of roles, including time in the economics department as manager of the modelling team and manager of the forecasting team. Over the past two years, Mr Ha has been in the financial markets department, most recently as acting head of department.
Assistant governor and general manager economics, financial markets and banking Christian Hawkesby said the appointments follow a competitive external search process.
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