Speakers

James Roaf

roafSenior Resident Representative heading the IMF’s Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe

James Roaf is the new Senior Resident Representative heading the IMF’s Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe, in Warsaw. Previously he was Assistant Director in the Strategy, Policy and Review Department, leading the Emerging Markets division which oversees IMF lending policy and operations, as well as covering broader EM issues. His earlier assignments in the IMF include Resident Representative in Bulgaria and the country teams handling the aftermaths of the Russia and Argentina crises. He started his career as an economist in the UK Treasury.