Dr. Delisle Worrell returns to the Central Bank Of Barbados as Governor

Created 02 Nov, 2009
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Dr. DeLisle Worrell returned to the Central Bank of Barbados today as the institution’s sixth Governor.

Dr. Worrell, an economist, worked at the Bank previously between 1973 and 2000, serving as Manager of the Research Department, then Divisional Director of Research, before assuming the post of Deputy Governor. He held the Deputy Governor position between 1990 and 2000, when he retired.

After retiring from the Bank, he joined the International Monetary Fund as Technical Assistance Advisor, Monetary and Exchange Affairs Department; and more recently, he served as the Executive Director of the Caribbean Centre for Money and Finance (CCMF).

Commenting on his return to the Central Bank, Dr. Worrell said: “It’s good to be back, and I look forward to working with the Central Bank’s excellent senior management team, and our colleagues in the Ministries of Finance & Economic Affairs, to fulfill the Bank’s responsibility to help the economy through these difficult times.”

The new Governor spent his first day on the job settling in and meeting with his management team.

Dr. Worrell, who holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from U.W.I. and a Ph.D. in the same subject from Mc. Gill University, is a prolific writer both in terms of articles for professional journals as well as books. 

His publications include: Economic Adjustment Policies for Small Nations: Theory and Experience in the English-Speaking Caribbean; Monetary Policy in Small Open Economies; Framework for the Analysis of the Effect of the US Devaluation on the Jamaican Economy and Small Island Economies: Structure and Performance on the English-Speaking Caribbean Since 1970.

November 2, 2009

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