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RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA

Malcolm Edey

Photograph of Malcolm Edey

Malcolm Edey was appointed to his current position as Assistant Governor (Financial System) in April 2009. In this role he is responsible for the Bank's work on financial stability, including production of the twice-yearly Financial Stability Review, as well as the Bank's oversight of the payments system. He is a member of the Bank's senior policy committees and is Deputy Chairman of the Payments System Board. Prior to his current role, Malcolm headed the Bank's Economic Group for seven years and before that held a number of other senior positions in Economic and Financial Markets groups. In the mid 1990s he spent three years at the OECD in Paris where he worked as a senior economist in the Money and Finance Division. In December 2010, he was elected Chairman of the OECD Committee on Financial Markets. He is also a member of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.

Malcolm is a graduate of Sydney University and the London School of Economics.

Education The University of Sydney (BEc 1980)
London School of Economics (PhD 1986)
1977–90 Reserve Bank of Australia; positions in Banking & Finance and Research Departments
1991–92 Deputy Head, Economic Analysis Department
1992–95 Seconded to Economics Department of the OECD
1995–97 Head of Economic Research Department
1997–2001 Head of Economic Analysis Department
2001–02 Head of Domestic Markets Department
2002–09 Assistant Governor (Economic)