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Kristalina Georgieva

Managing Director
International Monetary Fund

Kristalina Georgieva serves as Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund since 2019, the first head of the Fund from Bulgaria. Before joining the IMF, Ms. Georgieva was CEO of the World Bank from January 2017 to September 2019, during which time she also served as Interim President of the World Bank Group for three months.

Previously, Ms. Georgieva helped shape the agenda of the European Union while serving as European Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources. Before that, she was Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, managing one of the world’s largest humanitarian aid budgets.