Profile of the Governor
Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. assumed office as Governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas in July 2005. He is a career central banker, occupying different positions in the organization in a span of over three decades. Immediately prior to his appointment as BSP Governor, he was Deputy Governor in-charge of the Banking Services Sector, Economic Research and Treasury.
As BSP Governor, he is also the Chairman of the Monetary Board, Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) and Philippine International Convention Center (PICC); Vice-Chairman of the Agriculture Credit Policy Council (ACPC); Member of the Capital Market Development Council (CMDC), Export Development Council (EDC), PhilExport Board of Trustees (PHILEXPORT), Philippine Export-Import Credit Agency (PHILEXIM); and Director of Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC), National Development Council (NDC) and National Home Mortgage Finance Corporation (NHMFC).
He also represents the country in various international and regional organizations, including the Executive Meeting of East Asia and Pacific (EMEAP) Central Banks; ASEAN and ASEAN+3; South East Asia Central Banks (SEACEN); South East Asia, New Zealand and Australia (SEANZA); Center for Latin American Monetary Studies (CEMLA); and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). He is the Governor for the Philippines in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Alternate Governor in the World Bank (WB) and in the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Before joining the Central Bank of the Philippines in 1974, Mr. Tetangco was connected with the Management Services Division of accounting firm SGV & Co.
Mr. Tetangco took up AB Economics at the Ateneo de Manila University where he graduated cum laude. He took up graduate courses in business administration in the same institution. As a central bank scholar, Mr. Tetangco took up his MA in Public Policy and Administration (concentration in Development Economics) at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, USA. Earlier, he finished his elementary and high school education at Don Bosco Academy in Pampanga.
Mr. Tetangco is married to Elvira Ma. Plana. They have three children: a son and two daughters.