Thordur Jonasson is a Deputy Division Chief in the Debt Capital Markets Division of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department. Prior to joining the IMF, he worked for the World Bank on developing public and private debt markets and participating in the Financial Sector Assessment Program. Mr. Jonasson experiences at the IMF and the WB have included work on almost 60 countries in all major regions covering capacity development, surveillance and program countries. His professional experience also includes the National Debt Management Agency in Iceland where he worked in different capacities until appointed Chief Executive. He has also held positions in the private sector as an advisor to municipalities and state-owned corporations on debt management, treasury and international funding. He has published on capital market development, debt related issues and sovereign asset and liability management.