IMF selects Charles Collyns as IEO director

Dhaka,  Sat,  10 December 2016
Published : 15 Oct 2016, 10:16:57

IMF selects Charles Collyns as IEO director

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has selected Mr. Charles Collyns as Director of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF. He will succeed Mr. Moíses Schwartz of Mexico, whose term will expire on January 31, 2017. Mr. Collyns has been Managing Director and Chief Economist of the Institute of International Finance since August 2013. Between February 2010 and July 2013, he served as Assistant Secretary for International Finance at the United States Department of the Treasury. Prior to that Mr. Collyns held several senior positions at the IMF, including Deputy Director of the Research Department and of the Western Hemisphere Department. Mr. Collyns, a national of the United States and the United Kingdom, earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Cambridge University and an MPhil and DPhil in economics from Oxford University. Mr. Collyns will assume his duties on February 1, 2017, said a statement.

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