Fabian Valencia

Advisor, Strategy, Policy and Review Department at International Monetary Fund

Fabián Valencia is an Advisor in the Strategy, Policy, and Review Department (SPR) of the International Monetary Fund, overseeing IMF relations with a wide range of countries. Prior to his current position, he served as Deputy Chief in the Macrofinancial Unit of SPR, supporting the IMF’s efforts to strengthen macrofinancial surveillance. He has also worked in the Western Hemisphere and Research Departments of the IMF. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from The Johns Hopkins University and a M.Sc. in Economics from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. His research interests include financial crises, monetary policy, macroprudential policy, and financial intermediation and the real economy.