Rodolphe Blavy is Deputy Director of the European Offices of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a position he has held since 2013. Blavy started at IMF in 2011 and has since held various roles. As a desk economist, he covered key policy issues for emerging markets, in particular related to macro-financial linkages and has been involved in the negotiation and monitoring of Fund-supported programs. In the context of the crisis, he joined the Strategy Unit, a group instrumental in recent IMF reforms, including new lending facilities, financing, cross-country macro and financial surveillance, governance, and the reform of the International Monetary System. Since 2009, he has been dealing with crisis-related and G20 issues at the European Offices. Prior to his career at IMF, Blavy worked at Lehman Brothers as a derivatives trader and at J.P. Morgan as an M&A analyst. He is a graduate from Sciences Po in Paris and ESSEC business school, and holds a PhD in Economics and Finance from the University of Cambridge.