Ashraf Khan is a Senior Financial Sector Expert at the Monetary and Capital Markets Department of the IMF. He leads MCM’s work on central bank governance, transparency, risk management, and cash currency management. He also contributes to the Fund’s work on fintech, and Islamic Finance, and manages the IMF’s Central Bank Legislation Database.
Before joining the IMF, Ashraf worked as Head of the Governance and Accounting Department at the Central Bank of the Netherlands, as WTO Trade Policy Advisor at the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, and as a corporate lawyer with CMS Derks Star Busmann.
He holds a Master of Dutch Private Law, and a Master of International Law from the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam, as well as a Master of Philosophy from Jawaharhal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Ashraf was a founding Board Member of the Duisenberg School of Finance, Amsterdam, and has published numerous articles on governance and risk management.