İnci Ötker-Robe, a Turkish national, is the mission chief for St. Kitts and Nevis and Division Chief of Caribbean III of the Western Hemisphere Department (WHD), which covers Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten, Guyana, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, and B.A./M.S. from the Middle East Technical University, Turkey. Before joining WHD, she was an Advisor and Division Chief in the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, and Senior Advisor/Deputy Director at the World Bank. Her research covers financial stability, systemically important financial institutions, capital controls, exchange regimes, inflation targeting, financial crises, and global risks, including climate change, natural disasters, and pandemics. She co-edited books on credit growth and financial sector resilience and worked at the Central Bank of Turkey.

 

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