CBL Appoints New Chief of Staff

Jay Brown - CBL Chief of Staff
Jay Brown - CBL Chief of Staff
Photo Credit: CBL


MONROVIA – April 1, 2019:The Deputy Director for Insurance in the Regulations & Supervision Department of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), Mr. Jay Gbleh-bo Brown, has been appointed as Coordinator, Deputy Officer-in-Charge of Operations and Chief of Staff of CBL. His appointment, which takes immediate effect, is in recognition of his expertise, commitment and numerous contributions to the CBL over the last one decade.


Mr. Brown’s new position is equivalent in rank to that of an Executive Director of the CBL.


As Chief of Staff, Mr. Brown will ensure, among other things, that all meetings, programs and other activities of the Executive Governor are properly arranged, and appropriate follow-ups made, while as Deputy Officer-in-Charge for Operations, he has the authority to co-sign with the Officer-in-Charge for Operations on CBL’s operational and administrative matters.


Mr. Brown served as CBL’s Deputy Director for Insurance in the Regulation and Supervision Department (January 2017 to March 31, 2019).  He also served as Chair of the Financial Inclusion Working Group and represented CBL at various regional and international meetings, including the statutory meetings of the West African Monetary Zone and the IMF/World Bank Spring

Meetings in Washington D.C.


Other positions Mr. Brown held at the CBL include: Deputy Director for Policy & Regulation (2017), Assistant Director – Regulations & Supervision Department (2015-2016), and Bank Examiner (2009-2014).


Mr. Brown is a 2013 graduate of the Center for Development Economics, Williams College, Massachusetts, USA where he earned a Master of Arts in Policy Economics and a 2008 graduate of the African Methodist Episcopal University, Monrovia, Liberia where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting (major) and Economics (minor). Mr. Brown has lectured on Corporate Governance and Prompt Corrective Action at the West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) in Lagos Nigeria.