Amando Tetangco, Jr
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. is the Governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). He was reappointed for a second term commencing 4 July 2011. As BSP Governor, he serves as Chairman of the Monetary Board, the BSP’s principal monetary policy-making body. He is also the Chairman of the Anti-Money Laundering Council. A career central banker, Governor Tetangco has been in the service of the BSP for more than three decades. Prior to his first appointment as Governor in July 2005, he was Deputy Governor in-charge of the Banking Services Sector, Economic Research and Treasury of the BSP. He also served as Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, DC from 1992 to 1994. Governor Tetangco is involved in various organisations in the Philippines and overseas. Domestically, he is, among other positions held, Chairman of the Philippine International Convention Center, Vice-Chairman of the Agriculture Credit Policy Council, and member of the Capital Markets Development Council and the Export Development Council. Overseas, he represents the country in the ASEAN Central Bank Forum, Executive Meeting of East Asia and Pacific (EMEAP) Central Banks, South East Asia Central Banks (SEACEN), South East Asia, New Zealand and Australia (SEANZA), and Center for Latin American Monetary Studies (CEMLA). In addition, he is the Governor for the Philippines in the IMF and the Alternate Governor in the World Bank and in the Asian Development Bank. Governor Tetangco studied economics and business administration at the Ateneo de Manila University. He finished his MA in Public Policy and Administration with a concentration in Development Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US. He has attended various training programmes at different institutions including Harvard Business School.