Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Montek Singh Ahluwalia
Director, Independent Evaluation Office (July 2001 - June 2004)
Biographical Information

July 26, 2005

Montek S. Ahluwalia was the first Director of the Independent Evaluation Office. He assumed office on July 9, 2001.

Prior to taking up his position at the IMF, Mr. Ahluwalia was a Member of the Planning Commission in New Delhi as well as a Member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister. He had previously served as Finance Secretary, Ministry of Finance; Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs; Commerce Secretary; Special Secretary to the Prime Minister; and Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance.

He earned his B.A. (Hons) degree in New Delhi and his M.A. and M. Phil. degrees from Oxford University. His published work includes papers in professional journals and contributions to books.