PABLO GARCÍA SILVA is the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Chile since February 2022, and a Board Member since January 2014. He is President of the Irving Fisher Committee (IFC) of BIS since September 2022, for the next 3 years.
Before being appointed Board Member, he served as Executive Director, Southern Cone, of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since November 2012. Between 2010 and 2012, where he chaired the Ethic Committee and was also member of the Internal Evaluation Committee. He was Alternate Executive Director, Southern Cone, of the same organization.
Before that, Mr. García held different positions at the Central Bank of Chile, including: Director of the Research Division (2007-2010), Director of the Financial Policy Division (August 2006 – December 2007).
He worked as a researcher (1991-1994) at the Economic Research Corporation for Latin America (CIEPLAN).
Mr. García graduated as Commercial Engineer in 1992. In 1993, he earned his MA in Economic Sciences from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and, in 1999, his Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Pablo García serves in the academic area, regularly delivering courses on Economics and Macroeconomics at the University of Chile, and the Adolfo Ibáñez University. He is also the author of several publications, chapters of books and working papers on monetary policy and international economics.