Teresa Curristine is a Deputy Division Chief in the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department, where she advises governments on managing their public finances. She leads capacity development missions and research teams working on a variety of public financial management areas including fiscal frameworks, fiscal transparency, performance budgeting, gender budgeting and public investment management. She is co-editor of the IMF’s PFM blog. Prior to joining the IMF, she worked for the OECD where she managed projects on improving public sector efficiency and results. She has published several articles and edited three books. She was a lecturer at the University of Oxford from where she received her PhD.