The Research Center SAFE congratulates Tobias Adrian, Member of its Research Advisory Council, to his new job at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde appointed Adrian as Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department. Adrian has most recently served as Senior Vice President and Associate Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he has worked in a variety of roles since 2003. His appointment is effective January 3, 2017.
“Mr. Adrian has extensive experience in assessing and addressing capital markets issues and in developing monetary and financial stability policies at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York,” Ms Lagarde said. “He is internationally highly regarded for his insightful analytical work, and has published widely, including on asset pricing and capital markets, monetary policy, and financial sector issues.
Adrian holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a MSc from the London School of Economics, as well as postgraduate degrees from Goethe University Frankfurt and Dauphine University, Paris. He has taught at MIT, Princeton University, and New York University.