Siddharth Tiwari - Chief Representative for Asia and the Pacific

Siddharth TiwariSiddharth Tiwari became Chief Representative of the BIS Office for Asia and the Pacific on 1 November 2018. 

Before joining the BIS, Mr Tiwari served as Executive Secretary to the G20 Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance from 2017 to 2018. From 1985 to 2017, he was at the IMF, where he occupied top-level positions and shepherded the institution's work on strategy, policy and lending operations, as well as on administrative matters. He also has significant experience in international policymaking and cooperation, including on issues of great relevance to the Asia-Pacific region. 

He earned his master's and doctorate degrees in economics from the University of Chicago.