Koshy Mathai is Deputy Division Chief in the IMF's Asia and Pacific Department, covering Korea and Mongolia. In the last few years, he has also led missions to Maldives and Fiji and served as resident representative to Sri Lanka. Earlier in his career, he worked in the Fiscal Affairs and Western Hemisphere Departments of the IMF, covering a range of countries including the United States, Turkey, and Zambia. Mr. Mathai has been at the IMF for 17 years. He holds a BA from Harvard and a PhD from Stanford, both in economics.