John A Rolle
Central Bank of The Bahamas
Mr. Rolle was appointed Governor of the Central Bank of The Bahamas, in January, 2016 returning to the starting point of his career in central banking. From 1990 to 2012, he was employed in various capacities at the Bank, progressing to the position of chief economist and Manager of the Research Department.
From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Rolle was seconded to the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a Senior Advisor to the Executive Director for Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean Constituency, before serving as the Financial Secretary in the Ministry of Finance as well as Acting VAT Controller.
Mr. Rolle holds both undergraduate and graduate degrees in economics, he has published scholarly articles in a number of professional journals and he has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
The Governor has also contributed as an Adjunct Lecturer, in Economics, at the American University (2008) in Washington, DC, and, for many years, as a Part-Time Lecturer in Economics and Statistics at The College of The Bahamas.