Ian Woolford

Position
Head of Money and Cash
Ian Woolford

Ian Woolford has worked in a variety of roles at the Reserve Bank over the last 30 years. Ian started his career in the Economics Department, and has been a Manager in the Financial Markets, Financial Stability, and Prudential areas of the Reserve Bank. Most recently he was the Manager of the Financial Policy Team in the Financial System Policy and Analysis Department where he led the work on the Review of Bank Capital.

As Head of Money and Cash he is responsible for the Bank's existing currency functions, the significant vaulting and cash distribution projects ahead, and establishing a new policy function in this area which will focus on issues like the Future of Cash and central bank digital currency.