Bernard William “Bernie” Fraser (born 1941) is an Australian economist and was the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia from September 1989 to September 1996.
Fraser joined the Department of the Treasury (Australia) in 1963. He was its London representative from 1969 to 1972. In 1981 Fraser was appointed Director of the National Energy Office. He returned to the Treasury in 1984 and became Secretary from September 1984 to September 1989.
Fraser is an independent director of several industry superannuation fundsand is a director of Members Equity Bank. He is the Chairman of the Board of the Climate Change Authority.
He has appeared in several television ads in Australia for superannuation funds, notably sporting the catchphrase; “it’s the super of the future”.
He was educated at Junee High School, the University of New England, Australia and the Australian National University. He has received Honorary Doctorates from the University of New England, Australia and Charles Sturt University, Australia. He is also an honorary Professor of Economics at the University of Canberra.
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