What's New
July 9, 2024
The IEO has an opening at its office in Washington D.C. for an Advisor/Assistant Director (B01-B03). Further information on this position and a link to apply are available on our Vacancies page. The last day to apply to this job is July 31, 2024.
June 27, 2024
The IEO hosted a Seminar on its evaluation of The Evolving Application of the IMF's Mandate. Following an overview of the evaluation findings by Cyrus Rustomjee (IEO Evaluation Team Leader), Afonso Bevilaqua (IMF Executive Director), Elizabeth Shortino (IMF Executive Director), and Ceyla Pazarbasioglu (Director of the Strategy, Policy and Review Department at the IMF) shared their perspectives on the implications and the critical lessons for the IMF as it evolves in applying its mandate and engaging in newer policy areas. The panel discussion was moderated by Pablo Moreno (IEO Director).
June 18, 2024
The IEO released its report on The Evolving Application of the IMF's Mandate.
May 9, 2024
The IEO Seminar Series hosted a conversation with Dr. Claudia Tebaldi (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) and Professor Ottmar Edenhofer (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research) on Climate Science's Latest Findings, Adaptation Strategies, and Realistic Policy Responses. Dr. Tebaldi addressed how climate change varies across different models, scenarios, and climate variables at regional scales. Professor Edenhofer focused on the practical dilemmas an ambitious climate policy is facing and provided insights into leveraging global commons and climate change research to forge sustainable paths forward.
May 3, 2024
The IEO posted a draft issues paper on IMF Advice on Fiscal Policy. Comments are welcome and may be submitted to ieo@imf.org.

our work 

The Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) was established in 2001 to conduct independent and objective evaluations of Fund policies and activities. Under its Terms of Reference, it is fully independent from the Management of the IMF and operates at arm's length from the Board of Executive Directors.

Our Mandate

The IEO's mission is to:

Enhance the learning culture within the Fund, strengthen the Fund's external credibility, and support institutional governance and oversight. 

about us

IEO Team

Pablo Moreno
Vivek Arora
Deputy Director
Cyrus Rustomjee
Assistant Director and Senior Personnel Manager
Hélène Poirson
Miguel de Las Casas
Lead Evaluator and Alternate Senior Personnel Manager
Yasemin Bal Gündüz
Senior Economist
Jeremie Cohen-Setton
Senior Economist and Senior Security Officer
Anthony De Lannoy
Senior Economist
Edda Zoli
Senior Economist
Joshua Wojnilower
Economist and Budget Officer
Andrea Arevalo Arroyo
Carmen Rollins
Evaluation Officer
Jiakun Li
Research Officer
Sandra Saveikyte
Research Officer
Lukasz Jannils
Research Officer and Budget Officer
Jay Amgalan
Research Officer
Kelsie Gentle
Senior Research Analyst
Elena Pinillos
Projects Officer
Arun Bhatnagar
Senior Admin Assistant
Vionie Canas
Administrative Coordinator

be a part

The IEO is based at the IMF headquarters in Washington, DC, USA. In addition to the regular staff positions at the IEO (recruited from the outside and seconded from the IMF staff) there are a variety of options to work for the IEO as a consultant. Long-term consultants are hired for the duration of an entire project or more. Short-term consultants cover particular aspects of a project. Some of the short-term consultants stay based in their home country while working for the IEO.