Meredith Arnold McIntyre
Meredith Arnold McIntyre joined the IMF in 2001 as senior economist and retired as Deputy Division Chief, Western Hemisphere Department. A Grenadian citizen, prior to joining the Fund Dr. McIntyre worked in regional institutions as a technical analyst and policy adviser including at the Caribbean Development Bank, Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, CARICOM Export Development Agency and the Caribbean Regional Negotiation Machinery (now designated the Office of Trade Negotiations, CARICOM). Dr. McIntyre has written a variety of technical papers in trade and development policy and macroeconomics and published a book in 1995 entitled, Trade and Economic Development in Small Open Economies: The Case of the Caribbean Countries. Dr. Mcintyre is currently Deputy Division Chief, Western Hemisphere Department, in the IMF. Prior to this current assignment Dr. McIntyre was the Center Coordinator of the IMF Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Center (CARTAC). Prior to joining the Western Hemisphere Department, Dr. McIntyre worked for several years in the African Department including serving as the Fund’s Resident Representative in Ghana for 3 years. Dr. McIntyre received a BSC (Econ) honors degree from the University of the West Indies (Cave Hill campus; Barbados), an MSC (Economics) degree from the University of the West Indies (St. Augustine campus; Trinidad), MA in International Development Economics at Yale University and was awarded a PhD in Economics from the University of Toronto. Dr. McIntyre is the recipient of various academic scholarships and awards including a Fulbright Scholarship to attend Yale University, USA and a Commonwealth Scholarship to pursue Doctoral studies at the University of Toronto, Canada.