Geoff Bascand
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Geoff Bascand

Reserve Bank of New Zealand / Te Pūtea Matua

Former Deputy governor and general manager, financial stability

  • Previously Government Statistician and Chief Executive of Statistics NZ. Previously worked in senior management roles at the Department of Labour and the Treasury, and was a staff economist at the International Monetary Fund. Has a BA (Hons) in geography from Otago University and a Master of Economics from the Australian National University, and was awarded a Leadership Development Centre Fellowship in 2005. Finished role at Reserve Bank in Dec 2021.


Department of Labour
General Manager Labour Market Policy Group
Jan 1998 - Apr 2004
Statistics New Zealand / Tatauranga Aotearoa
Government Statistician & Chief Executive
Jul 2004 - May 2013
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment / Hīkina Whakatutuki
Chair Audit Risk Committee
Jan 2013 - Dec 2016
Reserve Bank of New Zealand / Te Pūtea Matua
Deputy Governor & Head of Operations
Jan 2013 - Present
Reserve Bank of New Zealand / Te Pūtea Matua
Deputy Governor & Head of Operations
May 2013 - Present

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