IMF Managing Director Press Briefing on the Global Policy Agenda


Location: Media Studio - Blue Level, HQ1-B-640


This press briefing by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva will serve to mark the opening of the Annual Meetings.


1column   Global Policy Agenda

Kristalina Georgieva

Managing Director, IMF

Kristalina Georgieva is the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). She is the first person from an emerging market economy to lead the IMF since its inception in 1944. Before joining the Fund, Ms. Georgieva was Chief Executive Officer of the World Bank and also served as Interim President for a time. Previously, she served at the European Commission as Vice President for Budget and Human Resources – and as Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response. She was named “European of the Year” and “Commissioner of the Year” by European Voice for her leadership in the European Union’s humanitarian response to crises.