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Central Bank Governor of the Year 2012

December 19, 2011

The role of central bank governor has come under increasing scrutiny over the past 12 months as markets in the developed world continued to wobble. The Banker recognises those who have led their countries’ economies  through what has been another tumultuous year.

Regional Winners - 2011

December 23, 2010

The Banker identifies those that have been integral to their countries' recoveries from various financial crises.

Lamido Sanusi, central bank governor of Nigeria

Central Bank Governor of the Year 2011

December 23, 2010

In the 18 months that he has been in office, Lamido Sanusi has salvaged a crumbling financial sector, taken on Nigeria's powerful and corrupt bank managers and initiated reforms that have put Africa's most promising market back on the map for investors.


Central Bank Governor of the Year 2010 - Global & Latin America

December 30, 2009

The Banker toasts the talents of the world's top central bank governors whose leadership has been at the forefront of the battle to contain the global financial crisis.

Central Banker of the Year 2008

January 2, 2008

The Banker salutes the world’s top central bank governors who have shown unflinching leadership during the credit crunch, helped rejuvenate their country’s economies and succeeded in opening up once opaque financial structures.

Central Bank Governor of the year 2007

January 8, 2007

The Banker heralds the world’s best central bank governors who have stuck to their guns when under fire, whether it be encouraging diversification, controlling inflation or fighting off the governmental propensity for meddling.

Central Banker of the Year 2006

January 2, 2006

With a fourth consecutive year of global economic growth a real prospect, The Banker heralds the world’s best central bank governors who are standing up to their more profligate political masters and forcing through the still-necessary reforms.

Central Banker of the year 2005

January 3, 2005

Strong global growth in 2004 faces heightened uncertainty in 2005. The Banker identifies the world’s best central bank governors  who are creating and sustaining the right macroeconomic conditions for long-term growth.

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