Reserve Bank of Vanuatu

Brief History

Established on 18 December 1980 under Central Bank Act N°.3, 1980. On 1 January 1981 it took over functions of Institut d’Emission d’Outre Mer, and is responsible for issuing currency. It advises government and promotes monetary stability.


Simeon Malachi Athy
Terms of appointment: term began on December 1, 2013; appointed by the Prime Minister.

Deputy Governor

Letlet August

Board of Directors

Simeon Malachi Athy
Letlet August
Marakon Alilee
Anatole Hymak

Departmental Heads

Branan Karae

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