Statutory Appointments

The following officers of the Reserve Bank of Australia are appointed under statute:

Name Position Provision of Act Date of Appointment Present Term Ends
Philip Lowe Governor 24(1) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 18 Sep 2016 17 Sep 2023
Guy Debelle Deputy Governor 24(1) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 18 Sep 2016 17 Sep 2021

Reserve Bank Board

Name Position Provision of Act Date of Appointment Present Term Ends
Ex officio Appointments to the Reserve Bank Board
Philip Lowe Chair 14(1)(a) and 20(1) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 18 Sep 2016 At the end of his term as Governor
Guy Debelle Deputy Chair 14(1)(b) and 20(1) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 18 Sep 2016 At the end of his term as Deputy Governor
John Fraser Secretary to the Department of the Treasury 14(1)(c) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 15 Jan 2015 At the end of his term as Secretary to the Department of the Treasury
Other Members of the Reserve Bank Board
John Akehurst Reserve Bank Board Member 14(1)(d) and 14(4) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 31 Aug 2007 30 Aug 2017
Kathryn Fagg Reserve Bank Board Member 14(1)(d) and 14(4) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 7 May 2013 6 May 2018
Ian Harper Reserve Bank Board Member 14(1)(d) and 14(4) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 31 July 2016 30 July 2021
Allan Moss AO Reserve Bank Board Member 14(1)(d) and 14(4) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 2 Dec 2015 1 Dec 2020
Heather Ridout AO Reserve Bank Board Member 14(1)(d) and 14(4) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 14 Feb 2012 13 Feb 2017
Catherine Tanna Reserve Bank Board Member 14(1)(d) and 14(4) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 30 Mar 2011 29 Mar 2021

Payments System Board

Name Position Provision of Act Date of Appointment Present Term Ends
Ex officio Appointments to the Payments System Board
Philip Lowe Chair 25A(a) and 25C of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 18 Sep 2016 At the end of his term as Governor
Michele Bullock Deputy Chair 25A(b), 25B(1) and 25D(1) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 29 October 2016 Open ended
Wayne Byres Chairman, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority 25A(c) and 25B(2) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 9 Jul 2014 Open ended
Other Members of the Payments System Board
Gina Cass-Gottlieb Payments System Board Member 25A(d) and 25B(3) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 15 Jul 2013 14 Jul 2018
Paul Costello Payments System Board Member 25A(d) and 25B(3) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 15 Jul 2013 14 Jul 2018
Catherine Walter AM Payments System Board Member 25A(d) and 25B(3) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 3 Sep 2007 2 Sep 2017
Brian Wilson Payments System Board Member 25A(d) and 25B(3) of the Reserve Bank Act 1959 15 Nov 2010 14 Nov 2020