Former and current members of the Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board   President of the BIS
Gates W. McGarrah April 1930 - May 1933 Gates W. McGarrah
Leon Fraser May 1933 - May 1935 Leon Fraser
Leonardus J.A. Trip May 1935 - May 1937 Leonardus J.A. Trip
  May 1937 - December 1939 J. Willem Beyen
O.E. Niemeyer May 1937 - May 1940  
  January 1940 - June 1946 Thomas H. McKittrick
Ernst Weber December 1942 - November 1945  
Maurice Frère July 1946 - June 1948  
Maurice Frère June 1948 - June 1958 Maurice Frère
Marius W. Holtrop July 1958 - June 1967 Marius W. Holtrop
Jelle Zijlstra July 1967 - December 1981 Jelle Zijlstra
Fritz Leutwiler January 1982 - December 1984 Fritz Leutwiler
Jean Godeaux January 1985 - December 1987 Jean Godeaux
W.F. Duisenberg January 1988 - December 1990 W.F. Duisenberg
Bengt Dennis January 1991 - December 1993 Bengt Dennis
W.F. Duisenberg January 1994 - June 1997 W.F. Duisenberg
Alfons Verplaetse July 1997 - February 1999 Alfons Verplaetse
Urban Bäckström March 1999 - February 2002 Urban Bäckström
A.H.E.M. Wellink March 2002 - February 2006 A.H.E.M. Wellink*
Jean-Pierre Roth March 2006 - February 2009  
Guillermo Ortiz March 2009 - December 2009  
Christian Noyer March 2010 -  

* The position of President of the BIS was abolished on 27 June 2005.

 

Vice-Chairmen of the BIS Board of Directors

C. Addis and Carl Melchior April 1930 - May 1932
Alberto Beneduce and June 1932 - May 1939
Carl Melchior April 1930 - March 1933
Leonardus J.A. Trip May 1933 - May 1935
Marquis de Vogüé May 1935 - May 1939
Alexandre Galopin and May 1939 - May 1942
Hisaakira Kano May 1939 - May 1942
O.E. Niemeyer December 1946 - December 1964
Maurice Frère January 1965 - August 1970
Henri Deroy November 1970 - January 1979
L.K. O'Brien March 1979 - June 1983
Bernard Clappier July 1983 - November 1985
Gordon Richardson November 1985 - November 1988
Paolo Baffi November 1988 - August 1989
Bernard Clappier August 1989 - November 1991
Gordon Richardson November 1991 - June 1993
Lamberto Dini September 1993 - May 1994
Carlo A. Ciampi July 1994 - May 1996
R. Leigh-Pemberton June 1996 - June 2003
Hans Tietmeyer June 2003 - December 2010
Masaaki Shirakawa January 2011 - March 2013