Natalia Koliadina takes over as IMF country boss

Dr. Natalia koliadina is heading to Ghana as the new International Monetary Fund country representative.

Madam Koliadina who is the immediate IMF mission Chief to Lesotho is replacing, Dr. Samir JahJah who has ended his three-year service to Ghana.

She is expected to assume office in the coming weeks.

Madam Natalia Koliadina, a Russian, is a senior economist in the African Department of the IMF.

She holds a PhD in Economics from the George Washington University and another PhD in Political Economy from the Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences and a M.A from Moscow Academy of Finance.

Within the IMF, she has worked in the European, Policy Development and Review and African Departments and was once the IMF Resident Representative to Belarus