Dwight Venner, 1946-2016

Dwight Venner died on December 22

The former governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Dwight Venner, has died at the age of 70 after serving the institution for 26 years, the bank announced on December 23. Venner served as governor of the central bank from 1989 to 2015, making him one of the world's longest-serving central bank governors.

"He had a deep and abiding love for the people of the Caribbean… he had a dream for the development of our region and he regarded the ECCB as a veritable vehicle to pursue our com