Stijn Claessens - former Deputy Head of Monetary and Economic Department

Stijn ClaessensStijn Claessens was Deputy Head of the Monetary and Economic Department from 1 March 2018 to 31 August 2023.

Between 1987 and 2006, Mr Claessens worked at the World Bank in various positions. From 2007 to 2014, he was Assistant Director in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund. From 2015 to early 2017, he was Senior Adviser in the Division of International Finance of the Federal Reserve Board.

He holds a PhD in business economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree from Erasmus University, Rotterdam. He taught at the New York University business school and the University of Amsterdam.

Mr Claessens is author of numerous publications in the fields of monetary policy, international finance and international capital flows.

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