President Weah Nominates J. Aloysius Tarlue Central Bank of Liberia Executive Governor

Mr. Jolue Aloysius Tarlue

President  George Manneh Weah, has named Mr. Jolue Aloysius Tarlue as Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL). Mr. Tarlue replaces Nathaniel R. Patray, III who resigned on October 24, 2019.

The President named the new Executive Governor of the CBL on November 8, 2019 following a comprehensive vetting process by a team of experts that he had set up.

Mr. Tarlue is expected to lead a team of other governors in restructuring the Central Bank of Liberia to tackle Liberia’s challenging economy.

The incoming CBL chief worked with a plethora of important banks and other financial institutions in the United States of America including J.P. Morgan Chase, BNY Mellon N.A., Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch and HSBC Bank N.A. amongst many other executive level financial establishments.

Mr. Tarlue holds MPA (specializing in Public Policy) from Kean University, New Jersey (USA) and BA in Political Science from the King University in Bristol, Tennessee (USA).

Prior to his preferment by President Weah, Mr. Jolue Aloysius Tarlue, Jr. was Chairman, Board of Commissioners of the Liberia Electricity Renewable Commission.

Mr. Tarlue’s appointment is subject to confirmation by the Honorable Liberian Senate.

Brief Profile Of Mr. Tarlue

Chairman, Board of Commissioners

Liberia Electricity Regulatory Commission (LERC)


JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Mar 2013 – Sep 20185 years 7 months

Greater New York City Area

Quality Assurance Officer – KYC/AML Due Diligence & Monitoring

BNY Mellon Wealth Management.

Mar 2008 – Mar 20135 years 1 month

Greater New York City Area

Senior Risk Officer – Client Adoption Management – Treasury Securities Services (TSS)

Deutsche Bank

Compliance Analyst – KYC/AML Client Regulatory and Profile Team

Merrill Lynch

Mar 2004 – Apr 20073 years 2 months

Greater New York City Area


Kean University

Master of Public Administration (MPA)Public Policy Analysis

2000 – 2001

King University

 Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)History/Political Science

1984 – 1987

American Cooperative School (ACS), Liberia

High School Diploma

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