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Christopher Dielmann

Christopher Dielmann

Adjunct Lecturer in International Economics


Dr. Dielmann is an Economist in the Debt Policy Division of the International Monetary Fund. Previously, he served as Senior Director of Alvarez & Marsal’s (A&M) Sovereign Advisory Services in Washington, DC, and brings more than 15 years of experience working on sovereign debt issues, frequently working directly with government authorities to advise them on debt management, fiscal risks, and financing strategies. Before joining A&M, Dr. Dielmann was a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s Global Macro and Debt unit where he led the World Bank’s analytical work on debt vulnerabilities in Middle-Income Countries. He also served as a lead DSA reviewer for Low-Income Countries, debt sustainability instructor under the Debt Management Facility, a Paris Club representative for the World Bank, and the restructuring lead for both Sri Lanka and Ghana. He previously served as the Executive Director of Potomac Group, a DC-based sovereign advisory firm, and the Director of Macroeconomic and Sovereign Research at Exotix Capital in London & New York. He holds an MA, MIPP, and Doctor of International Affairs degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He is a chartered financial analyst (CFA), chartered alternative investment analyst (CAIA), and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.



  • Sustainable Finance
  • Sovereign Debt
  • Emerging Markets
  • International Capital Markets

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