Varapat Chensavasdijai is the Deputy Division Chief of Caribbean I Division in the IMF’s Western Hemisphere Department. He is the mission chief for Trinidad and Tobago. Previously, he was in the Strategy, Policy, and Review Department, working on debt and external policy issues and IMF programs with Ireland and Ukraine. He was also in the Asia and Pacific Department, covering a broad range of countries including Korea, Maldives, Myanmar, and Vietnam. Prior to joining the IMF, he worked at the Bank of Thailand. He holds a BSc and MSc from the London School of Economics and a PhD from Oxford University.