Jack Boorman

Jack Boorman

Senior Fellow, Emerging Markets Forum

Jack Boorman

Jack T. Boorman was the Director of the Policy Development and Review Department of the International Monetary Fund for more than a decade. In the latter years of his career with the Fund, he was Counsellor and Special Advisor to the Managing Director. Before his career in the IMF, Mr. Boorman taught at the University of Southern California, from which he received his Ph.D. in Economics, and at the University of Maryland. Mr. Boorman is the author of a number of books and many papers on diverse topics including development, structural adjustment, and developing country debt; emerging market country issues; international insolvency; governance; and IMF policies and country operations. Mr. Boorman currently serves as member of the Board of Trustees of LeMoyne College, and continues to write on global governance, emerging markets, and other topics.

Areas of Expertise:

Global economic and financial governance

Macroeconomic and monetary policy

International monetary system

Sovereign debt issues

Policy and operations of the IMF

Emerging market country issues

Past Experience:

IMF – Special Advisor to the Managing Director and Counselor and Director of Policy Development and Review Department

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation – Research Economist

Professor of Economics at University of Maryland and University of Southern California

Key Advisory Engagements

Member of Advisory Panel, Independent Evaluation Office, IMF

Advisor, Emerging Markets Forum

Advisor, Canaccord Genuity

Inc (Wealth Management and Capital Markets)

Le Moyne College Board of Trustees; Chair, Investment Committee