Aditya Narain

Deputy Director in the Monetary and Capital Markets (MCM) Department, International Monetary Fund

Aditya Narain is Deputy Director in the Monetary and Capital Markets (MCM) Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), with oversight responsibility for MCM’s work on Financial Supervision and Regulation as well as its overall Technical Assistance function. In the course of his Fund career, he has headed the Department's Human Resources function as well as both its Financial Supervision and Regulation (FR) and Financial Sector Analysis (FA) Divisions; led Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) missions to the United States, Canada, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka besides playing leadership/specialist roles in several other FSAPs including China and India; and led Technical Assistance missions to the Fund’s member countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East. He has been closely involved with various international regulatory reform initiatives and standard-setting forums—including groups of the G20, UN, FSB, and BCBS.
He joined the IMF in 2003 as Senior Financial Sector Expert after a long career with the Reserve Bank of India, where he last held the post of Chief General Manager of the Department of Banking Supervision. He holds Master's degrees from Delhi and Harvard Universities and has published on a range of financial sector policy issues.