E15 Experts are leading thinkers and practitioners from developed and developing countries reflecting a wide range of perspectives on trade and sustainable development. The experts’ participation in any E15 activity is on a personal basis and does not represent an official commitment of the organisations they are affiliated with.


Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Executive Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF). Former: Senior Advisor on BRICS Economies in the Development Economics Department, World Bank; Vice President and Head of the Poverty Reduction Network (PREM), World Bank; Executive Director of the Board, World Bank; Vice President for Countries, Inter-American Development Bank; Secretary for International Affairs, Brazilian Ministry of Finance; Professor of Economics, University of São Paulo and University of Campinas (UNICAMP) (Brazil). Worked on economic policy, poverty reduction, gender equality and analytic work for client countries.


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