Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has today named a group of prominent individuals to serve as her new External Advisory Group. The newly established group aims to provide perspectives from around the globe on key developments and policy issues, including policy responses to the exceptional challenges the world now faces due to the novel coronavirus and its economic impact.
Ms. Georgieva commented on the news:
Even before the spread of Covid-19 and the dramatic health, economic, and financial disruptions it has brought, IMF members confronted a rapidly evolving world and complex policy issues. To serve our membership well in this context, we need top-notch input and expertise from the widest range of sources, inside and outside the Fund.
The members of the Managing Director’s External Advisory Group are: