Kristalina Georgieva Biography
(Bulgarian Economist and Managing Director of the 'International Monetary Fund')
Birthday: August 13, 1953 (Leo)
Born In: Sofia, Bulgaria
Kristalina Georgieva is a Bulgarian economist and the current Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. At the time of her appointment, she was serving as the Chief Executive Officer of the World Bank. She has also served as the Acting President of the World Bank Group briefly in the early 2019 and was the Vice-President of the European Commission from 2014 to 2016. Prior to that, she was the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Health Aid and Crisis Management in 2010-14. She worked as an associate professor in 1977-1993 and as an economist at the World Bank Group from 1993 to 2010 before beginning her political career. In 2010, she was named the 'Commissioner of the Year' and the 'European of the Year' by the influential 'European Voice' newspaper.