Media Release Appointment of Heads of International Department and Financial Stability Department

The following appointments to Heads of Department at the Reserve Bank of Australia have been made.

  • Dr Penelope Smith has been promoted to Head of International Department in the Financial Markets Group from the position of Deputy Secretary.

    Photograph of Penelope Smith
  • Ms Andrea Brischetto has been promoted to Head of Financial Stability Department in the Financial System Group from Deputy Head of the Domestic Markets Department.

    Photograph of Andrea Brischetto

These changes follow the secondment of Dr Alexandra Heath to the Commonwealth Treasury from Head of International Department, and the transfer of Dr Jonathan Kearns to Head of Domestic Markets in the Financial Markets Group from Head of Financial Stability Department. The resulting vacancies will be advertised in due course.

More information on the responsibilities of these departments is available here.


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