Alejandro Hajdenberg is appointed the new Resident Representative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Romania and Bulgaria, replacing Guillermo Tolosa, a press release informs on Wednesday. The latter has completed its mandate, according to the Fund policy of staff rotation.
Before being promoted in this new position, Argentine Alejandro Hajdenberg was IMF senior desk economist in Cyprus where he was involved in the financial assistance program that followed the crisis in 2013. Previously, he worked in Hungary, Serbia, Turkey, Colombia, Uruguay and Georgia.
Also, before joining European team, Hajdenberg spent six years in the tax department, where he was involved in many issues related to fiscal policies.
He has 13 years experience within the International Monetary Fund and an PhD in Economics at the University of Chicago.
Early this year, the Fund has appointed Reza Baqir, a Pakistani, as its mission chief for Romania, replacing Andrea Schaechter. Reza Baqir’s work for the International Monetary Fund goes back 15 years; he has been head of the Debt Policy Division of IMF’s Strategy, Policy and Review Department for four years, before joining the Fund’s Department for Europe;