As Deputy Personnel Manager in the IMF’s Asia and Pacific Department, he assisted in strategic decisions on human resources and management policies for the department.
He also served as Deputy Division Chief in the IMF’s Asia and Pacific Department, was chief of mission for the Maldives and Bangladesh, and was a member of the Singapore, Malaysia, and New Zealand teams. He also served as Senior Economist in the IMF’s Western Hemisphere Department as a member of the team for Costa Rica and El Salvador. Prior to that, he was a professor of economics at Oxford University and a lawyer and tax manager for KPMG Costa Rica.
The rapid growth and constant evolution of the financial sector in Central America, as well as the increasing integration of the region into the global economy, make it increasingly necessary to combine economic and financial perspectives in the provision of advisory services by legal firms.