Udaibir Das

Udaibir S Das is an Advisor and Assistant Director of the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department. He has recently led a post-Brexit financial stability assessment of the United Kingdom and oversees the financial sector, macro-financial, and capital market issues in Asia, the Pacific, and Europe. Mr. Das has managed the global Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP), including developing Fund strategies, policies, and tools for systemic risk analysis, financial stability monitoring framework, macroprudential tools, stress testing, debt and reserves management, and sovereign wealth funds. Mr. Das has been closely associated with the work of the Financial Stability Board and the international standard-setting bodies, including the Basel Committee for Banking Supervision. He has led macro-financial surveillance and capacity-building missions to developed and emerging markets, including Botswana, China, France, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Tanzania, The Philippines, Trinidad and Tobago, and Spain. Mr. Das did his graduate-level studies at Boston University, Brandeis University (USA), and St. Stephens College, University of Delhi (India). He has worked in different capacities at the Bank for International Settlements, the Bank of Guyana, and the Reserve Bank of India. His current interests are on the perimeter of systemic risk frameworks, nexus between governance and economic institutions, management of state-owned financial assets and sovereign wealth funds, ways to advance the effectiveness of policy communications by central banks and financial regulators, and how the ongoing demographic transformation, climate change, and technology are altering the financial policies landscape.