Sònia Muñoz is the Division Chief of Caribbean I Division and mission chief of the regional consultation for the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union at the Western Hemisphere Department at the IMF. Previously, she worked as Deputy Division Chief at the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, where she was the Financial Sector Assessment Program Mission Chief for Belarus and Bosnia-and-Herzegovina, and Deputy Mission Chief for Japan, Argentina, and Kazakhstan. In over 18 years at the Fund, she also worked on surveillance and program missions in the IMF’s European, Asian, African, and Fiscal Affairs Departments. Her research interests and publications cover macroprudential policy spillovers, financial interconnectedness, inflation targeting, portfolio allocation, competitiveness, pro-poor growth, regional integration, and tax reforms among others. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the London School of Economics.