ACRI address: Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Philip Lowe

May 23 2018

The Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) welcomed the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Philip Lowe, to deliver an address in the Great Hall, UTS. Mr Lowe spoke on the bank’s assessment of China’s economic performance and financial system, and the implications for Australia.

Following his address, Mr Lowe was interviewed by Professor Bob Carr, ACRI Director.

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Download the speech transcript here.

This event was made possible with the kind support of Virgin Australia.


Philip Lowe

Philip Lowe is Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Mr Lowe holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.Comm (Honours) in Economics/Econometrics from the University of New South Wales. He has authored numerous papers, including on the linkages between monetary policy and financial stability. He commenced as Governor on 18 September 2016.

He is Chair of the Reserve Bank Board and Payments System Board, and Chair of the Council of Financial Regulators. He is a member of the Financial Stability Board. Prior to his current role, he held the positions of Deputy Governor, Assistant Governor (Economic) and Assistant Governor (Financial System). He also spent two years at the Bank for International Settlements working on financial stability issues.

Mr Lowe is Chair of the Financial Markets Foundation for Children and a director of The Anika Foundation.

Mr Lowe is a signatory to The Banking and Finance Oath.

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Event Information
May 23 2018
9:00 PM
UTS Great Hall
Tower Building
15 Broadway
Ultimo NSW 2007