Media Release Appointment of Head of Financial Administration

The Reserve Bank today announced the appointment of Mr Christopher Ford as Head of its Financial Administration Department. This Department, part of the Bank's Corporate Services Group, is responsible for the Bank's accounting functions and for a range of staff payment services. The position is becoming vacant with the retirement of the long-serving incumbent, Mr Ian McKenzie.

Mr Ford has had extensive experience in banking and financial markets in the United Kingdom and Australia. Most recently, he was Chief Financial Officer for a major Australian legal firm. Mr Ford holds an economics degree from the University of Manchester and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.


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