Xafa, Miranda - from Greece
Country of meeting: in the year 2005-2006
Is a Greek economist, formerly IMF representative to Greece and chief economic adviser to the Prime Minister of Greece, and currently CEO of an Athens-based advisory firm. She is also a senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation.
Xafa started working for the International Monetary Fund in Washington in 1980, where she focused on economic stabilization programs in Latin America. Following the liberal-conservative New Democracy party win in the 1990 general elections in Greece, Xafa was appointed in 1991 chief economic advisor to prime minister Konstantinos Mitsotakis.
Following the party's defeat in the 1993 legislative elections, Xafa worked as a financial-market analyst at Salomon Brothers/Citigroup in London, UK. In the period 2004-09, she served as a member of the board of the IMF in Washington D.C., while also working as senior investment strategist and member of the advisory board of I.J. Partners in Geneva, Switzerland.
She serves as Alternate Executive Director in the IMF, acting as the Fund's representative for countries such as Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, San Marino, Timor-Leste.
Activities in the Orangization:
Alternate Executive Director