Jaime Caruana

Counsellor and Director
Monetary and Capital Markets Department,
(Juin 2006 -- November 2008)
Biographical Information

Jaime Caruana is Financial Counsellor to the Managing Director and Director of a newly established department of the International Monetary Fund, the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, which is responsible for all aspects of the Fund's financial, capital market, and monetary work. Prior to assuming this position, Mr. Caruana was the Governor of the Banco de Espaņa, Spain's central bank. In addition to serving on the Governing Council of the European Central Bank, he was also the Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and, in that capacity, a member of the Financial Stability Forum. Prior to joining the Banco de Espaņa, Mr. Caruana served as Director of the Spanish Treasury and headed investment services and a fund management company for nearly 10 years.