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Ritu Basu

Ritu Basu serves as the Mission Chief to Brunei Darussalam in the IMF’s Asia and Pacific Department. She obtained her PhD in Economics, from the University of California, Los Angeles. Ms. Basu has extensive experience in various IMF departments, covering countries such as Bangladesh, Russia, and Ukraine and FSAPs in Norway, Philippines, and the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union. Notably, she has led capacity development missions to India on sub-national fiscal frameworks. Earlier in her career, she worked as a consultant at the World Bank for the World Development Report. Currently, her focus is on addressing issues related to Climate Change.