Guy Debelle

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Guy Debelle is the Assistant Governor (Financial Markets) at the Reserve Bank of Australia, a position he has held since March 2007. In that role, he has oversight of the Bank's operations in the domestic and global financial markets, including the management of Australia's foreign reserves. He briefs the Reserve Bank Board on developments in financial markets at the monthly Board meetings and participates as the Bank's representative in a number of global fora.

Guy is the Chairman of the Australian Foreign Exchange Committee, Chair of the BIS Markets Committee and is the Bank's representative on the BIS Committee on Global Financial Stability. He is also Chair of the BIS Foreign Exchange Working Group developing the Global Code of Conduct for the Foreign Exchange Market.

Guy joined the Reserve Bank in 1994. He has also worked at the International Monetary Fund, Bank for International Settlements, Australian Treasury and as a visiting professor in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He graduated from the University of Adelaide with an honours degree in economics, and gained his PhD in economics at MIT under Stanley Fischer and Rudi Dornbusch.

Education University of Adelaide (BEc Hons 1987)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD 1994)
1988–1990 Australian Treasury
1994–95 Reserve Bank of Australia, Research Department
1995–97 International Monetary Fund
1997–98 Reserve Bank of Australia, Research Department
1998–2001 Deputy Head of Economic Analysis Department
2001–03 Head of Economic Analysis Department
2003 Visiting Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2004 Bank for International Settlements
2004–07 Head of International Department