Cleviston Haynes served as Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados from 2017 to 2023
Mr. Cleviston Haynes, is a graduate of the University of the West Indies and the University of Western Ontario.
He joined the Central Bank in 1980 as an Economist and has served the Bank in several capacities, including Chief Economist, Advisor to the Governor, Director, Bank Supervision Department, Deputy Governor and Governor. He also served as Technical Assistant to the Executive Director for Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean at the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) during the period 1987-1989.
Mr. Haynes represented the Bank on the boards of the Barbados Deposit Insurance Corporation and previously was a director the Barbados Stock Exchange and a member of the Anti-Money Laundering Authority of Barbados.
Mr. Haynes has authored a number of academic papers in domestic and international publications, including papers on monetary policy and financial sector issues, and debt management in the Barbados economy. In addition, he served as Chairman of the Regional Financial Stability Coordinating Council (RFSCC) which was responsible for the preparation of the inaugural Caribbean Regional Financial Stability Report.