Ireland Resident Representative Site
The IMF office in Ireland opened in September 2011, with Peter Breuer as the Resident Representative. The office keeps the IMF abreast of economic and social developments in Ireland and supports the authorities by explaining the views of the Fund. It also liaises with stakeholders and the teams of the European Commission and the European Central Bank.
Who we are
Mr. Peter Breuer is the Resident Representative of the IMF in Ireland. He has extensive experience covering a wide range of countries and policy issues. Prior to taking up his current position, he served as Assistant to the Director in the Monetary and Capital Markets Department. Before that, Mr. Breuer worked in the IMF’s Asia-Pacific, European, International Capital Markets, Strategy and Policy Review, and Research Departments. Policy areas he has covered include capital markets and financial stability, as well as debt sustainability and restructuring issues. Previous country responsibilities include Argentina, Bulgaria, Hong Kong, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay.
Mr. Breuer holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from Brown University, and a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics.
Ms. Marie Foran manages the office and handles all administrative and technical issues. She has four years experience working at the Central Bank of Ireland in the Financial Supervision area. She holds a M.A. in Globalisation and a Bachelor of Business Studies from Dublin City University.