Krishna Srinivasan is a Deputy Director in the Asia-Pacific Department. He oversees work on several economies, including China, South Korea, Hong Kong SAR, Mongolia, and many Pacific Island Countries. He was previously a Deputy Director in the Western Hemisphere Department, where he oversaw work on Brazil, Canada, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Caribbean economies, the department’s research activities, and its flagship product, the Regional Economic Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean. He is a co-editor of two recent books: Brazil—Boom, Bust and the Road to Recovery; and Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean. He also served in the European Department as IMF mission chief for the United Kingdom and Israel, and before that in the Research Department, where he led work on the Group of Twenty and was the editor of an IMF book Global Rebalancing: A Roadmap for Economic Recovery. Krishna joined the IMF in 1994. He earned a PhD in International Finance from Indiana University and a post-graduate degree from the Delhi School of Economics, India. He has published several papers both at IMF and in leading academic journals.