The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) has appointed Fundi Tshazibana as adviser to the governors of the country’s central bank with effect from 19 February 2018.
Tshazibana will become the seventh member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Sarb. She has 17 years of experience in public policy analysis and formulation, having worked at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), National Treasury, and the National Energy Regulator of South Africa.
Tshazibana is currently the alternate executive director on the IMF executive board which runs the day-to-day operations of the IMF and is responsible for the review and approval of Article IV reports for 189 member countries.
Before joining the IMF, Tshazibana was head of the economic policy and forecasting division and deputy director-general at National Treasury, responsible for, among other things, compiling the economic outlook that informed the budget preparations.