Profession central bank governor

Central bank governors set the monetary and regulatory policy, determine interest rates, maintain price stability, control the national money supply and issuance and foreign exchange currency rates and gold reserves. They oversee and control the banking industry.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Investigative
  • Enterprising / Conventional
  • Social / Enterprising

Knowledge

  • Financial jurisdiction

    Financial rules and procedures applicable to a certain location, whose regulatory bodies decide on its jurisdiction

  • Government policy implementation

    The procedures involved in the implementation of government policies in national and local governmental organisations.

  • Accounting techniques

    The techniques of recording and summarising business and financial transactions and analysing, verifying, and reporting the results.

  • Economics

    Economic principles and practices, financial and commodity markets, banking and the analysis of financial data.

  • Liquidity management

    The theory and practices around the management of liquidity in a company with the aim of facilitating meeting obligations with thirds parties without compromising the smooth functioning of the company nor incurring in substantial losses.

  • Government policy

    The political activities, plans, and intentions of a government for a legislative session for concrete causes.

  • Financial markets

    The financial infrastructure which permits trading securities offered by companies and individuals govern by regulatory financial frameworks.

Skills

  • Monitor credit institutes

    Perform bank supervision and control the subsidiaries' activities, for example credit operations and cash reserve ratio.

  • Monitor national economy

    Supervise the economy of a country and their financial institutions such as banks and other credit institutions.

  • Forecast economic trends

    Gather and analyse economic data in order to predict economic trends and events.

  • Analyse market financial trends

    Monitor and forecast the tendencies of a financial market to move in a particular direction over time.

  • Create a financial plan

    Develop a financial plan according to financial and client regulations, including an investor profile, financial advice, and negotiation and transaction plans.

  • Apply conflict management

    Take ownership of the handling of all complaints and disputes showing empathy and understanding to achieve resolution. To be fully aware of all Social Responsibility protocols and procedures, and to be able to deal with a problem gambling situation in a professional manner with maturity and empathy.

  • Determine monetary policy actions

    Identify the actions concerning the financial policy of a country to maintain price stability and controlling the money supply such as changing the interest or inflation rate.

  • Manage securities trading

    Administer and control the sale and purchase of tradable financial products such as equity and debt securities.

  • Develop an organisational structure

    Create and develop the organisational structure of a group of people working together to realise the goals of the organisation.

  • Analyse economic trends

    Analyse developments in national or international trade, business relations, banking, and developments in public finance and how these factors interact with one another in a given economic context.

Optional knowledge and skills

perform public relations legislation procedure international law financial analysis statistics manage staff develop financial statistics reports provide cost benefit analysis reports foreign valuta perform currency reserve management build business relationships advise on legislative acts manage government policy implementation public finance securities conduct financial audits advise on economic development perform financial market business commercial law government representation monitor banking sector development constitutional law resolve banking issues international trade financial forecasting monitor stock market