Assistant Governor (Financial System) Brad Jones

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Dr Brad Jones is Assistant Governor (Financial System) at the Reserve Bank of Australia and serves as Deputy Chair of the Payments System Board.

Brad has oversight of the Bank's payments policy work, including on the future of money. He is also responsible for the Bank's work on financial stability and production of the twice-yearly Financial Stability Review. He represents the Bank as a member on the Council of Financial Regulators, and in international fora at the Financial Stability Board and the Basel Committee for Banking Supervision. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute of Global Finance and a signatory to The Banking and Finance Oath.

Dr Jones joined the RBA in 2018, first serving as the Head of International Department before taking over as the Head of Economic Analysis Department. He was appointed Assistant Governor in 2022.

Before joining the Bank, Brad was at the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC for five years, where he served as senior advisor on the international financial system in the Monetary and Capital Markets Department. Prior to that, he held senior macroeconomic research and investment responsibilities for just under a decade at Deutsche Bank in London and Hong Kong.

Brad graduated with a PhD in finance and first class honours in economics, is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and served for five years as a Fellow at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School.

Education Macquarie University (PhD Finance, 2003)
Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD, 2017)
Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)
2003–12 Deutsche Bank, London and Hong Kong
2013–18 International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C.
2016–18 University of California at Santa Cruz, Department of Economics (Centre for Analytical Finance)
UN Principles for Responsible Investment, Academic Advisory Committee
2016–21 University of Cambridge Judge Business School, Fellow
2018–2020 Head of International Department
2020-2022 Head of Economic Analysis Department