H.E. Riad Salamé
Governor Banque du Liban

H.E. Mr. Riad Salamé is the Governor of Banque du Liban (Central Bank of Lebanon).

He chairs the following bodies: the BDL Central Council, the Higher Banking Commission, the Special Investigation Commission Fighting Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing and the Financial Markets Authority. H.E. is member of the Board of Governors at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF).

The main objective of H.E. monetary policy has always been to safeguard the Lebanese currency, in order to ensure the basis of a continuous economic and social growth.

H.E. Mr. Salamé has received numerous awards including The Global Finance Magazine award as one of the best 6 Governers of central banks in the world for 2011. H.E also won the award Best Central Bank Governor in the Middle East in 2012 - The Banker magazine, and Best Central Bank Governor in the Middle East for 2013- Euromoney.