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About The Bank

Profile of the Governor

Mr. Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. is the Governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). He was reappointed for a second term commencing July 4, 2011. As BSP Governor, he serves as Chairman of the Monetary Board, the BSP’s principal monetary policy-making body. As head of the BSP, Governor Tetangco is Chairman of the Philippines’ Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) and the Financial Stability Coordination Council (FSCC). At the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), he is Chair of the Meeting of Small Open Economies. He has also held chairmanships of various international committees: the BIS Asian Consultative Council; the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Regional Consultative Group for Asia; and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Steering Committee.

Prior to his first appointment as Governor in July 2005, he was Deputy Governor in-charge of the Banking Services Sector, Economic Research and Treasury of the BSP. He also served as Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C. from 1992 to 1994.

Governor Tetangco obtained his economics degree from the Ateneo de Manila University, cum laude, and his Master’s in Public Policy and Administration with concentration in Development Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA as a Central Bank scholar. He attended various training programs at different institutions including the Harvard Business School and the New York Institute of Finance.

 

(as of Nov 2016)