Appointment to IMF External Audit Committee

Release date
19 January 2007

The Reserve Bank announced today that the Head of Risk Assessment and Assurance, Steve Anderson, has been appointed to the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) External Audit Committee.

The Committee has general oversight responsibilities for the external auditing of the IMF, the related financial reporting practices, and the system of internal controls.

Mr Anderson said it was an honour to be appointed to this important role.

Mr Anderson joined the Bank in 1989 and has filled a wide range of senior positions. He was appointed to his present position in 1999. His duties on the Committee are part-time and will be carried out in addition to his existing position at the Reserve Bank.

For further information contact
Anthea Black
Communications Adviser
Ph 04 471 3767, 021 222 5225, anthea.black@rbnz.govt.nz