Policy Research Team
A native of Belgium, Luc Leruth has an MSc in Mathematics as well as an MA and a PhD in Economics. He has spent most of his career in international financial institutions (mostly the IMF, but also at the AsDB) in a number of positions, including as Head of the Fiscal transparency Unit, Secretary of the G-10, and Director of several Regional Technical Assistance Centers of the IMF in Africa and in the Pacific. He has spent many years in academia, including at the Indian Statistical Institute in Delhi, at the Universities of Liège, Brussels and Essex, and has published extensively in scientific journals. Mr. Leruth also has experience in the Fintec sector and has published several novels.