Andreas (Andy) Jobst is Senior Economist in the European Department, where he covers the financial sector and monetary policy for advanced economies (Euro Area). Until 2014, he spent almost three years as Chief Economist and Deputy Director (Supervision) of the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA). During this time he was heavily involved in the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) as member of the Financial Stability Committee (FSC) and served as Vice-Chair of the Financial Stability Data Specialists Subcommittee (FSD).
Before his appointment at the BMA, he spent more than six years as mid-career Economist at the IMF, where served as one of the main authors of the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) and led the stress testing exercises (solvency/liquidity) as part of the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP). He previously worked at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Deutsche Bundesbank, the European Central Bank (ECB), the Bank of England, and Deutsche Bank (London). Mr. Jobst holds a PhD from the London School of Economics (LSE) and was also educated at Oxford and Cambridge.