Dr Charles Enoch
Charles Enoch has since 2014 been a Deputy Director in the Western Hemisphere Department of the IMF. A United Kingdom national, he has a total of 25 years experience in the Fund, after 12 years at the Bank of England, first as Alternate Executive Director for the United Kingdom, then on the IMF staff, working on more than 60 countries, mostly in the Monetary and Capital Markets department and its antecedents. Most recently, he has been leading an interdepartmental project on financial integration in Latin America. Since 2010 he has led the IMF’s Financial Sector Assessment Programs (FSAPs) for, amongst others, the European Union, Switzerland, Nigeria, and Netherlands. He has led seminars in China on exchange market liberalization, banking supervision, and macroprudential policies. He jointly led Fund/Bank missions to Myanmar to plan comprehensive transition strategies, and led an interdepartmental project on supervision of cross-border banks in Africa. He co-edited publications on “Fragmentation and Financial Integration in the European Union” and “Rapid credit growth in Central and Eastern Europe: Endless Boom or Early Warning?” Earlier he led the IMF team on bank restructuring in Indonesia, Mongolia, and Bulgaria, and represented the IMF on various inter-agency committees. He was in the lead in designing the currency board arrangement in Bulgaria. In 2015 he participated in the SEESOX seminar in Tirana. Mr. Enoch has an M.A. from Cambridge University and a Ph. D. from Princeton.