The Office of the Governor includes the Governor’s Office, Office of the Deputy Governor, Economic Intelligence and the Office of the Deputy Governor, Operations. The office performs these core functions:
Mrs. A Joy Grant serves as the present Governor of the Central Bank of Belize. The Governor is appointed by the Governor General of Belize on the advice of the Prime Minister. She serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Bank and is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership, subject to the general overview of the Bank’s Board of Directors. Her principal focus is on the design and execution of policies that underpin monetary and exchange rate stability, soundness and development of the financial system and economic growth. She undertakes and oversees Central Bank communications with the public to ensure that these are in alignment with the Bank’s primary goals and objectives.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Belize also serves as Alternate Governor for Belize to the International Monetary Fund.
Two Deputy Governors oversee the research and operations sections of the Bank and provide general support to the Governor in carrying out his responsibilities. The Deputy Governors are appointed by the Prime Minister.
The Deputy Governor of Economic Intelligence is Mrs. Christine Vellos. Her appointments include:
The Deputy Governor of Operations is Mrs. Marilyn Gardiner-Usher. Her appointments include:
Bank Hours Monday to Thursday
8:00am to 5:00pm
Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
Foreign Exchange Hours Monday to Thursday
8:00am to 3:00pm
Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm