Christian Hawkesby
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Christian Hawkesby

Reserve Bank of New Zealand / Te Pūtea Matua

Deputy governor, financial stability

  • Promoted to deputy governor, Jan 2022, having been assistant governor for economics, financial markets and banking since 2019. Previously part of the team that established Harbour Asset Management, which was awarded Morningstar NZ Fund Manager of the Year in 2014, 2016 and 2017. Spent nine years at the Bank of England in senior positions including private secretary to the deputy governor, chief manager of Sterling markets and head of market Intelligence. Holds an MCom (Hons) majoring in economics from Canterbury University.


Reserve Bank of New Zealand / Te Pūtea Matua
Macroeconomist, Dealer / Analyst
Jan 1998 - Sep 2001
Bank of England
Head of Market Intelligence, Chief Manager, Sterling Markets Division
Sep 2008 - Nov 2010
Harbour Asset Management
Executive Director, Director, Head of Fixed Income & Economics
Dec 2010 - Feb 2019
Ngaio Primary School
Member Board of Trustees, Chairman Of The Board Of Trustees
Apr 2017 - Present
Reserve Bank of New Zealand / Te Pūtea Matua
Assistant Governor / GM Economics, Financial Markets & Banking
Mar 2019 - Present

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