Ed Anderson, Chief Information Officer and Head of the Information Technology Department, leaves the IMF
Washington, DC – Mr. Ed Anderson, Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Director of the Information Technology Department (ITD) at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), informed Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva of his intention to leave the IMF for personal reasons, after his term of office expired on June 10.
During Mr. Anderson’s tenure, ITD worked hand-in-hand with other IMF departments to execute the five IT transformation programs – CDMAP, 1HR, iData, the integrated digital workplace and a new management system. documents. He has also played a key role in resolving information security issues and protecting the Fund from cyber threats.
To support these efforts, Mr. Anderson created a new operating model to ensure that ITD’s work and skills are fully aligned with the changing strategic priorities of the Fund. He led the Fund’s procurement strategy and created an ecosystem of external partners to support the modernization and information security agenda. He also created the Digital Advisory Unit, a team of ITD FinTech, MemberTech, Cyber Security and Blockchain experts who support the missions and technical assistance of other departments of the Fund.
Ms. Georgieva commented: “Ed has led ITD through some very difficult times since taking over as CIO in June 2018. His expertise and vision have led to major IT changes, and I am particularly fond of him. grateful for their support during the pandemic, which allowed us to seamlessly progress to remote work and delivery during the spring and annual virtual assemblies. “
Prior to joining the Fund, Mr. Anderson served as Global CIO of World Vision International, one of the world’s largest international non-governmental organizations. Previously, he was appointed President of the US Peace Corps and headed several private consulting organizations in the area of IT and business solutions.
The search for Mr. Anderson’s successor to lead ITD will begin quickly. In the meantime Camilla Andersen, Deputy Director of ITD, will assume the duties of Acting Director.