Tuesday, July 22 11:11:14
The Central Bank of Ireland has today announced the appointment of former ECB executive Gabriel Fagan to the role of Chief Economist.
He will take up his position on 1 October, the financial sector watchdog said.
Welcoming his appointment, Deputy Governor, Stefan Gerlach, said: "I am delighted to announce the appointment of Gabriel Fagan to the role of Chief Economist. Gabriel brings a significant level of experience and expertise to the role and I look forward to working closely with him."
He joins the Central Bank from the European Central Bank, where he held a number of key roles, most recently as Senior Advisor in the Directorate-General Research since 2011. He also previously headed up the Monetary Policy Research and Econometric Modelling Divisions.
He previously worked in the Central Bank, holding the position of economist up to 1992.
He holds degrees in economics from University College Dublin and Trinity College Dublin.
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