Ceda Ogada

Secretary of the Fund and Secretary’s Department Director, IMF

Ceda Ogada was appointed Secretary of the Fund at the International Monetary Fund in September, 2020. Prior to this appointment, in 2014 he served as the Deputy General Counsel at the Legal Department of the IMF. In 1999, he joined as LEG Counsel. Mr. Ogada worked, in particular, on country operations and on IMF policy development and application, including governance and anti-corruption issues. He has taught several courses on the legal and policy framework of the IMF and made various presentations on the same at international conferences and seminars.

Prior to joining the IMF, Mr. Ogada worked for the United Nations, and in private legal practice in the United States.

A national of Kenya, Mr. Ogada received his preparatory education in Nairobi. He obtained a liberal arts degree from Dartmouth College with a major in history (1988), and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School (1991).

Last Updated: September 1, 2020