Asian Consultative Council

The Asian Consultative Council (ACC) guides the activities of the Asian Office, which serves as its secretariat. Established in March 2001, the ACC facilitates communication between shareholding central banks in the region and the BIS's Board and Management on matters of interest to the Asia-Pacific central banking community. It also provides guidance for the Asian Office's research and banking activities.

The ACC comprises the Governors of the BIS member central banks in the Asia-Pacific region: Australia, China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Veerathai Santiprabhob, Governor of the Bank of Thailand, is the current Chair of the Council, and the Chief Representative of the Asian office, Siddharth Tiwari, currently serves as its secretary.

Previous chairs

Apr 2016-Sep 2017  Graeme Wheeler, former Governor, Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Apr 2014-Mar 2016 Amando M Tetangco Jr, former Governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
Oct 2012-Mar 2014 Choongsoo Kim, former Governor, Bank of Korea
Oct 2010-Sep 2012 Masaaki Shirakawa, former Governor, Bank of Japan
Oct 2008-Sep 2010 Zeti Akhtar Aziz, former Governor, Central Bank of Malaysia
Mar 2007-Sep 2008 Yaga V Reddy, former Governor, Reserve Bank of India
Mar 2005-Feb 2007 Zhou Xiaochuan, former Governor, People's Bank of China
Mar 2003-Feb 2005 Joseph Yam, former Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Mar 2001-Feb 2003 Ian Marfarlane, former Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia