Tuimanu appointed RBF Chief Manager Economics

RBF newly-appointed Chief Manager Economics Group Petaia Tuimanu. Picture: SUPPLIED

FIJI’S central bank has announced the appointment of Petaia Tuimanu as its chief manager economics group, with effect from August 1, 2018.

In making the announcement today, Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) governor and chairman Ariff Ali said Mr Tuimanu was among the central bank’s most accomplished upcoming leaders.

In this senior management role, Mr Tuimanu will lead the Reserve Bank’s core function of formulating monetary policy and providing economic analysis and advice.

He has been acting in this role since January 2, 2018.

Mr Tuimanu joined the Reserve Bank of Fiji in October 2001 as an economist and was promoted to senior economist in November 2010. From September 2015 to August 2017, he was seconded to the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C, as an advisor in the Southeast Asia Group.