Bank Indonesia's Perry Warjiyo appointed Chair of the BIS Asian Consultative Council

Press release  | 
24 September 2021
  • The Governor of Bank Indonesia, Perry Warjiyo, has been appointed Chair of the Asian Consultative Council (ACC)
  • Mr Warjiyo starts a two-year term on 26 September 2021
  • The ACC comprises the Governors of BIS member central banks in the Asia-Pacific region

The Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has appointed  Perry Warjiyo as Chair of the BIS Asian Consultative Council (ACC) from 26 September 2021 for a two-year term.

The ACC is a vehicle for communication between BIS shareholding central banks in the Asia-Pacific region and the BIS on matters of interest and concern to the Asian central banking community. It also provides strategic guidance for the research and banking activities of the BIS's Asian Office. 

Mr Warjiyo has been the Governor of Bank Indonesia since 2018. He succeeds Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, who has chaired the ACC since September 2019.

The BIS Board and ACC Governors have expressed their deep gratitude to Mr Menon for his leadership during his time as Chair, which saw significantly enhanced engagement between the BIS and the Asian central banking community and other key stakeholders from within the region.

The ACC consists of the Governors of the BIS member central banks in the Asia-Pacific region. These central banks are those of Australia, China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. 

The BIS Representative Office for Asia and the Pacific, located in Hong Kong SAR, serves as the Secretariat for the ACC.