Central Bank Governor, Jwala Rambaran. Photo courtesy guardian.co.tt
July 16, 2012:
New Central Bank Governor, Jwala Rambaran will take up office tomorrow.
Rambaran, a 44-year-old economist, has been appointed by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar as the next governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago.
Rambaran succeeded Ewart Williams whose last day in office is today.
Rambaran, a graduate of the Executive and Financial Training Programme at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University was also trained at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Institute and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
He holds a B.Sc. (Hon.) in Economics and Mathematics from the University of the West Indies (UWI), and an M.Sc (Hon.) in Financial Economics from the University of London.
His most recent position was as Chairman of the Board of Governors of The National Institute of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (NIHERST).