Moisés Schwartz

Director, Independent Evaluation Office

Biographical Information

Moisés Schwartz assumed the position of Director of the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) in February 2010. Before IEO, Mr. Schwartz was President of the National Commission for Retirement Savings in Mexico. Previously he served as an Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund, representing Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain and Venezuela. Prior to that, Mr. Schwartz held several senior positions in Mexico’s public administration, including as the Finance Minister’s Chief of Staff and Director General of International Financial Affairs within the Ministry of Finance. He has also served as Director of Macroeconomic Analysis and Director of Economic Studies in Mexico’s Central Bank. Mr. Schwartz earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autonómo de México and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.