Board non-execs more likely to be appointed by governments

Middle income central banks tend to have more government officials on board

Government-appointed non-executive directors tend to be more common on central bank boards than colleagues appointed by parliament, the Governance Benchmarks 2024 shows.

An average of 2.5 government-appointed non-executives sit on boards of participating central banks. The range is zero to 10. However, legislature-appointed members average 1.6 personnel, ranging from zero to eight.

Central bank officials on boards average 2.4 persons. The average number of government ministers or officials in the

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