Julio Velarde

Julio Velarde

Julio Velarde
Governor, Central Bank of Peru

Mr. Julio Velarde was appointed Governor of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru in September 2006. Mr. Velarde holds a PhD (c) in Economics from Brown University (1978). During his academic career (1986-2003) he has been Senior Professor and Dean of the Economics Department at Universidad del Pacifico (Lima, Peru). He has served as board member at several commercial banks and nonfinancial corporations. In 1990-1992 and 2001-2003 he was a member of the Central Bank Board. Before becoming Central Bank Governor he served as Chairman of the Latin American Reserve Fund (2004-2006). He has also been Chairman of the Governing Board of the Center of Latin American Monetary Studies (2007-2009). He is the author of several books and articles on macroeconomics and economic policy, and is a frequent speaker at international events and forums.


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