His Excellency Dr. Maher Sheikh Hasan holds the position of Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan ( CBJ ) and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors as of 2012 .By Royal Decree, His Excellency's appointment as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan was renewed for five years as of January 2nd , 2017 .
Dr. Maher Hasan started his professional career in 1994 at CBJ where he assumed several positions including; Assistant Director of the Banking Supervision Department, Director and then Supervision & Banking Expert of the Governor’s Office .
In 2005, he joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) where he worked as an economist/senior economist in the Middle East and Central Asia Department.In 2009, he became Deputy Division Chief at the Monetary and Capital Markets (MCM) department of the IMF. During his career in the IMF, he participated in several Article IV consultation missions and led several Financial Sector Assessment Programs (FSAPs) and Technical Assistance (TA) missions to member countries. In 2011, he was awarded MCM annual award for “exceptional" effort.
Dr. Hasan is the Chairman of the Jordan Loan Guarantee Corp (JLGC ),Vice Chairman of Jordan National Payment Council (JO-NPC) , Vice Chair of the National Committee of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing Unit (AMLU), board member of the Social Security Corp.(SSC) , member of the Technical Committee for the Management of the General Public Debt / Ministry of Finance , council member of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs and member of the FSB Regional Consultative Group for the Middle East &North Africa(MENA) , in addition to his board membership in the Jordan Payments and Clearing Company ( Jo- PACC ) .
Dr. Hasan coauthored several books and published several research papers on areas including, monetary policy, inflation, exchange rate assessment and regime choice, asset price bubbles, stress testing, Islamic banks, and simulation estimation methods.
H.E. holds a PhD in economics and M.S. in Statistics from Washington State University Pullman, WA, 2001, M.A. in Economics, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, 1996. B.A. in Economics, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, 1993.