Petya Koeva Brooks

Deputy Director | IMF


Petya Koeva Brooks is Deputy Director in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In this role, she leads work on multilateral surveillance, including the IMF's flagship World Economic Outlook. Previously, she was Deputy Director in the IMF's Strategy, Policy and Review (SPR) Department, where she oversaw the design and implementation of policies related to Fund lending, capital flows, and the IMF's cooperation with regional financing arrangements. Previously, she was Head of the Emerging Markets Department in the SPR. From 2012-15, Ms. Koeva Brooks worked in the European Department as Head of Mission for Italy, leading the unit responsible for euro area surveillance. From 2009-12 she was Head of the World Economic Outlook Division in the Research Department. Prior to that, in 2008, she was Head of Mission for Iceland and Desk Economist for India, Nepal, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, Thailand, Turkey and the Eurozone. From 2005 to 2006, she worked as a currency strategist for Barclays Capital in London.

World Economic Outlook
12:30 - 12:50