Name: Emsley D. Tromp, Ph.D.
Birth Date: October 9, 1959
Birth Place: Willemstad, Curacao
Company: Centrale Bank van Curacao en Sint Maarten
Address: Simon Bolivar Plein 1, Willemstad, Curacao
Phone: 5999-4345 515
Fax: 5999-4615 004
Emsley D. Tromp was born on Curacao on October 9, 1959. After finishing high school, he moved to Puerto Rico to Study Economics and Business Administration, graduating with top honors in Economics in 1979. He then moved to the USA to pursue a Ph.D. in Economics at The Pennsylvania State University, a degree he obtained in 1984. Mr. Tromp returned to Curacao in 1984 where he was employed for a short period at Shell Curacao NV. He then accepted employment at the Central Bank where he has made a successful career and since 1991 has held the position of President. In this position, he is responsible for the payment system, monetary policy, and supervision of financial institutions in Curacao and Sint Maarten. During his professional career, Mr. Tromp has lectured on a part-time basis at the University of the Netherlands Antilles. Subsequently, he served as a member of the board of governors at the university. Furthermore, Mr. Tromp chaired the supervisory board of the Center for Monetary Studies of Latin America for 3 years. His contributions to his country include, among other things, serving as a member of the ‘Debt committee’ in 1995 and as chairman of the Committee on the ‘National Financial Economic Restructure Plan’ in 1999. Mr. Tromp has had a number of publications during his professional career, the most recent in 2013 titled “Ensuring Stability”. In 2009, Mr. Tromp received the honorable decoration of “Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau” from Queen Beatrix of the Dutch Kingdom.