Head of Financial Stability, Reserve Bank of Australia
Jonathan Kearns is Head of the Financial Stability Department at the Reserve Bank of Australia where he oversees the Bank’s work on financial stability including the production of the Financial Stability Review and as part of the Council of Financial Regulators. He has served in numerous roles at the Reserve Bank, including Head of the Economic Analysis Department, Head of Economic Research Department and Deputy Head of the Domestic Financial Markets Department.
Jonathan has also worked at the Bank of International Settlements in Basel. His published research has mainly been in the fields of international finance and macroeconomics. He has a Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from the Australian National University.