IFR Asia IMF/World Bank Roundtable 2017: Participants
Arnab Das is head of emerging markets macro research at Invesco Fixed Income. He joined Invesco in 2015, and previously held senior research positions at Roubini Global Economics, Dresdner Kleinwort and JP Morgan. He has also been a private consultant in global and emerging markets, as well as consulting with Trusted Sources, a specialist EM research boutique in London. He has a degree from Princeton University and a doctorate from London School of Economics, and is based in London.
Alexi Chan is the global co-head of debt capital markets at HSBC, overseeing a team of over 300 professionals around the world. He is based in Hong Kong, and previously worked in Singapore and London. Before joining HSBC in 2000, he worked as an economic adviser in HM Treasury, the UK’s economics and finance ministry. He is a graduate of the University of Oxford, and completed his master’s degree at the London School of Economics.
Moody’s Investors Service
Bill Foster is a senior credit officer in the Sovereign Risk Group at Moody’s in New York, where he serves as lead analyst on Canada, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the World Bank Group.
Bill joined Moody’s in August 2016, following 10 years at the US Department of the Treasury. He most recently served as senior adviser for international financial markets, where he was the Office of International Affairs’ first dedicated liaison to New York’s international financial community, and was earlier stationed in India.
International Finance Corp
Monish Mahurkar is the director of treasury market operations at the IFC, responsible for the institution’s global debt capital markets and fixed income activities, including IFC’s funding strategy and cash management. Previously director of treasury client solutions, Monish joined IFC in June 2012 and has over 25 years of international experience in banking and capital markets, spanning treasury and fixed income roles at Citibank, Merrill Lynch and the Asian Development Bank.
Eddy Sternberg is a vice president of Loomis Sayles and co-portfolio manager on emerging markets debt portfolios. Before joining Loomis Sayles in 2005, Eddy was a senior analyst and portfolio manager at Evergreen Investments. He also worked as an investment officer for the Inter-American Investment Corporation and a development program associate at BASF. He began his career as a credit analyst with Banco Ganadero Argentino in Buenos Aires, and has an engineering degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and an MBA from the Sloan School of Management at MIT.