RBNZ appoints Head of Financial Markets

Release date
30 August 2012

The Reserve Bank has appointed Mark Perry as Head of Financial Markets, effective 10 September 2012.

The Financial Markets Department is responsible for the Bank's domestic and foreign exchange markets activity, and for research and analysis on macro-financial stability.

Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Grant Spencer said Mr Perry has a strong background in financial markets, having spent more than 20 years in senior roles in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. This includes a 15-year career with the BNZ, including five years as its Head of Financial Markets.

"Mark's skills and experience will contribute greatly to the work of the Reserve Bank," Mr Spencer said.

Media contact:
Naomi Mitchell
External Communications Adviser
Ph 04 471 3960, 027 485 9474, naomi.mitchell@rbnz.govt.nz