Grant Spencer

Position
Governor Oct 2017 - Mar 2018
Grant Spencer

Grant Spencer was appointed as Acting Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand in October 2017 to hold the Governor role for six months to cover the post-election period while the new Government made a permanent appointment.

Mr Spencer stepped into the Governor’s position from his previous role as Deputy Governor/Head of Financial Stability which he held for 10 years. Prior to that, he held roles as the Assistant Governor and Head of Economics at the Bank; senior treasury and strategy positions at ANZ Banking Group; and Alternate Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund.