Andreas (Andy) Jobst is a senior economist in the IMF’s European Department, where he covers the financial sector, monetary policy, climate policy, and macroprudential surveillance for the Euro Area. Previously, he held desk appointments for India, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Switzerland, and the Slovak Republic. Mr. Jobst also served as one of the main authors of the Global Financial Stability Report and inter alia led the stress testing exercises (solvency/liquidity) as part of the Financial Sector Assessment Program (2005-2013) for Belgium, Germany, Hong Kong, SAR, Spain, the U.K., and the United States.
He held senior positions outside the IMF―as Adviser to the Managing Director and CFO of World Bank Group (2016-19), where he was responsible for development finance (with focus on infrastructure), risk management and the design and implementation of financial and regulatory policies (including representations at the G20 and the Financial Stability Board), and Chief Economist and Deputy Director (Supervision) at the Bermuda Monetary Authority (2011-14), where he established the macroprudential surveillance framework and advised the Ministry of Finance on fiscal policies. During this time, he also co-chaired a working group of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors.
Mr. Jobst also worked at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation , the Deutsche Bundesbank, the European Central Bank, the Bank of England, and Deutsche Bank (London) and was external adviser to the European Investment Bank. He holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics.