Ceda Ogada

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

Ceda Ogada was appointed Secretary of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in September, 2020. Prior to this appointment, in 2014 he served as the Deputy General Counsel at the Legal Department (LEG) of the IMF, where he had joined as LEG Counsel in 1999. 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