2019 Chair

2019 Chair

Alexandre Tombini

Chief representative of Americas


Mr. Alexandre Tombini, originally from Brazil, is currently the Executive Director of the Board at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for Brazil, Cabo Verde, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Timor-Leste and Trinidad and Tobago.

Before arriving at the IMF, Mr. Tombini was with the Central Bank of Brazil, where he served as Governor, and also previously in the roles of Deputy Governor for Financial System Regulation and Deputy Governor for Economic Research. Mr. Tombini also held distinguished positions as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and Chairman of the Standing Committee on Budget Resources (SCBR) of the Financial Stability Board (FSB). During the time Mr. Tombini was the Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil, he was also the acting Brazilian representative at the IMF and World Bank Group under the capacity of Alternate Governor for both institutions.

Mr. Tombini holds a PhD in Economics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.