Alternate Executive Director

Ian Christopher MacDonald


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Ian MacDonald is the Alternate Executive Director for Canada at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington, DC.  Before joining the IDB, Ian served as Senior Advisor to the Executive Director for Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean at the World Bank Group where he focused primarily on private sector development, economic policy and financial issues.  Mr. MacDonald joined the World Bank Group from the Government of Canada where he worked in various advisory, analytic and management positions in finance and economics at the Department of Finance and the Treasury Board Secretariat.  For this work, Ian was awarded Canada’s Public Service Award of Excellence and Finance Canada’s Thomas K. Shoyama Award for outstanding achievements in policy development. 

Mr. MacDonald holds Master's and undergraduate degrees in finance along with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designations.  He previously worked for Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), London Life and instructed finance at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

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