Rakesh Mohan currently serves as an executive director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), representing Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka. He was professor in the practice of international economics and finance and senior fellow at Yale University from July 2010 until November 2012.
Previously, he served as deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India and as secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs in the Indian Ministry of Finance. After receiving his Ph.D. from Princeton University, he served in the World Bank from 1976 to 1986.
He has extensive experience and publications in monetary policy, urban economics, banking and finance in developing countries.