|Preceded by Mahmoud Bahmani||Name Valiollah Seif|
|Born January 1, 1952 (age 63)
Hamedan, Iran (1952-01-01) |
Alma mater Petroleum School of Accounting and Financial Sciences Allameh Tabatabaei University
Education Allameh Tabataba'i University
Governor of iran s central bank valiollah seif discusses iran s budget
Valiollah Seif (Persian: ولیالله سیف, born 1 January 1952) is an Iranian economist. He is the current Governor of Central Bank of Iran.
- Governor of iran s central bank valiollah seif discusses iran s budget
- Governor of Iran's central bank Valiollah Seif discusses sanctions
- Early life
- Caspian Credit Institution Protests & Calls for His Execution
Governor of Iran's central bank Valiollah Seif discusses sanctions
Seif was born on 1 January 1952 in Nahavnd. He gained his Bsc. and Msc. from Petroleum University of Technology (former N.I.O.C. school of Accounting and Finance) and his Ph.D. from Allameh Tabatabaei University in Accounting. He is currently a professor at the Allameh University.
He was CEO and Chairman of some private banks in Iran, Mellat Bank (1990–1992), Saderat Bank (1992–1995), Sepah Bank (1995–2000), Future Bank of Bahrain (2001–2003) and Karafarin Bank (2010–2013). He was also Governor of National Bank of Iran from 2003 to 2007. He was nominated as Governor of Central Bank of Iran by the Bank's Board of Directors and was accepted by President Hassan Rouhani. He was officially appointed on 2 September 2013 and quickly hinted that interest rates should rise in order to control inflation in the country. He is currently Vice President of the International Chamber of Commerce.
Caspian Credit Institution Protests & Calls for His Execution
In 2017, Mr Seif's reputation was hit hard when one the five official Central Bank approved Credit Institutions was unable to pay back the deposits of the customers. Unable to give reasonable explanation to the public, Valiollah Seif was soon the target for the public, media, and government officials. Protests generally called for his execution.
He received Gold Medal for Public Relations from President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in January 2011. He was also named as one of Iran's banking industry faces persistent in 2012.