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South African Reserve Bank

Ms Gill Marcus 

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Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae for Gill Marcus
Gill Marcus was appointed as Governor of the South African Reserve Bank on 9 November 2009. She is the ninth Governor, and first woman, to be appointed to lead the South African Reserve Bank (the Bank).
Prior to her appointment at the Bank, Ms Marcus was Professor of Policy, Leadership and Gender Studies at the Gordon Institute of Business Science. She also served as the non-executive chairperson of the Absa Group, non-executive director of Bidvest, Gold Fields Operations Ltd and has also chaired a number of regulatory and supervisory bodies, including the Financial Services Board and the Standing Committee for the Revision of the Banks Act. Ms Marcus served as Deputy Minister of Finance for three years from 1996 and was appointed for a five-year term as Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank in 1999.
She holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of South Africa and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Stellenbosch. Ms Marcus also chairs the South Africa at Large Rhodes Scholarship Fund.
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