Srikant Seshadri took up the position of Senior Resident Representative in Turkey in August 2014. Mr. Seshadri has had extensive experience covering economic, financial, and policy issues in advanced and emerging economies. Immediately prior to taking up his current position, he was Deputy Chief of the Advanced Economies division in the Strategy, Policy, and Review Department of the IMF, where his principal responsibilities included the monitoring of G-7 and other advanced economies.
He has also served in various other capacities at the IMF, including in the Research, Monetary and Capital Markets, and External Relations Departments. Prior to joining the IMF, he also worked in the private sector as a sovereign risk analyst, covering a broad range of emerging and advanced economies.
He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Boston College, a B.A. in Economics, as well as a B.S. in Chemistry from Washington State University.