New Director of Prudential Analysis and Inspections appointed

20 November 2018 Press Release

Central Bank of Ireland

Adrian Varley has today been announced as the Central Bank’s Director of Prudential Analysis and Inspections, effective 1 February 2019.

Announcing the appointment, Deputy Governor Ed Sibley said “I am delighted to announce Adrian as the Central Bank’s new Director of Prudential Analysis and Inspections. Adrian’s leadership, technical capabilities, mindset and commitment to the delivery of the Central Bank’s mandate make him an ideal choice.”

The creation of the new Prudential Analysis and Inspections Directorate is part of a wider restructure of the prudential regulation area of the Central Bank. The restructure recognises the evolution of prudential supervision over the last decade and changes in the nature and scale of the Irish financial services system. It sets the Central Bank up to deliver successfully through the life of its recently launched 2019-2021 strategic plan and beyond.

Adrian has extensive experience in the financial services industry in both the private and public sector. He is currently Head of Banking Supervision: Analysis Division in the Central Bank. He holds a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Warwick and has played a leading role in banking supervision in the Central Bank over the last eight years.