The Central Bank of Barbados has announced the appointment of Dr. Kevin Greenidge as its eighth governor, effective March 1, 2023.

Dr. Greenidge was most recently a Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

However, from 2018 until 2022, he took a leave of absence to act as Senior Economic Advisor to the Government of Barbados, where he was instrumental in the design and implementation of the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) program.