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Siddharth Tiwari

Chief Representative for Asia and the Pacific, Bank for International Settlements

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As Chief Representative since November 2018, Mr. Tiwari heads the Bank for International Settlements’ Office for Asia and the Pacific, based in Hong Kong. For over 3 decades, he has been a thought leader, global policy maker and a member of senior management teams in large, complex, global financial institutions, including the IMF, and his work has spanned across 5 continents. At various phases during his career, he has been responsible for shaping institutional responses to mitigate the adverse impact of COVID–19 and climate change; spearheading efforts to adapt existing business models to advances in technology; leading the strategy and design of global financial architecture; directing policy and lending operations; managing a large international Board of Directors; implementing deep institutional restructuring; heading multibillion dollar investment committees; managing billion-dollar budgets; and, serving a term in a senior academic appointment. With substantial experience in Asia, Mr. Tiwari has led engagement between and within international bodies (G-7 and the G20), public sector, think tanks, philanthropies, civil society, financial markets, media, and academia.

Mr. Tiwari holds degrees in Economics from the University of Chicago, the London School of Economics and the University of Delhi.