Ellis Connolly

Ellis Connolly

Ellis Connolly

Head of Payments Policy, The Reserve Bank of Australia

Mr Ellis Connolly is the Head of Payments Policy Department at the Reserve Bank of Australia. He is responsible for advising the Payments System Board on the safety, competitiveness and efficiency of the payments system. He is also responsible for the supervision of systemically important clearing and settlement facilities and payment systems operating in Australia.
At the Bank, Mr Connolly previously held the positions of Deputy Head of Payments Policy Department, Deputy Secretary, Deputy Head of Domestic Markets Department and Deputy Head of Economic Analysis Department, among others. Mr Connolly has a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of New South Wales, a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School.