Dr. Mohsin Khan
Advisor to the Board
Dr. Mohsin Said Khan was on the staff of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from 1972 to 2008. He joined the IMF as an Economist in the Financial Studies Division of the Research Department and subsequently held various senior positions including Deputy Director. He was appointed Director of the IMF Institute, the training arm of the institution in 1997, and then Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department in 2004. This department is responsible for monitoring macroeconomic developments and providing policy advice to 32 countries in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, as well as Afghanistan and Pakistan. Other affiliations include Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, Visiting Lecturer and Research Fellow at the London School of Economics, Advisor to the Central Bank of Venezuela, and Chief of the Macroeconomics Division at the World Bank.
Dr. Khan has published widely on macroeconomic and monetary policies in developing countries, economic growth, international trade and finance, Islamic banking, Middle East economies, exchange rates and IMF programs. He has edited 7 books, published extensively in major economics journal, and serves on the editorial boards of several academic journals. In 2003, he was awarded the Islamic Development Bank Prize in Islamic Economics for outstanding contributions to the field. He is listed in two editions of the major reference work Who’s Who in Economics (1989, 1996), an extensive and authoritative guide to the most frequently cited academic economists throughout the world.