Julie Kozack is a Deputy Director in the IMF’s Western Hemisphere Department, leading the IMF’s work on Argentina. Prior to holding this position, she held a position as Deputy Director in the IMF’s European Department where she oversaw a portfolio of countries, including Ukraine, Sweden, and Poland. She also served as IMF Mission Chief for Germany (until August 2019) and Director of the IMF – Singapore Regional Training Institute (STI)—the IMF’s Regional Training Center covering Asia and the Pacific—from October 2014 until August 2017. Ms. Kozack has worked at the IMF for over 20 years where she has held a range of leadership positions. Ms. Kozack has a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University.