Richard Doornbosch

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Richard Doornbosch is President of the Centrale Bank van Curaçao & Sint Maarten (CBCS) since August 2020. Prior to assuming this position he was an Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In this position, he conjointly lead the Dutch-Belgian constituency within the IMF Board.

After starting his career as a management trainee at Rabobank International, he worked in various (macroeconomic) positions at the Dutch Ministry of Finance. During the 2008 financial crisis Mr. Doornbosch was a member of the management team of the Financial Markets Department and involved in support operations for financial institutions.

As head of the International Economy and Financial Institutions Department during the European sovereign debt crisis, he participated in various international consultations, such as those held by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the OECD and IMFC Deputies.

From 2005 to 2008, he worked at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris on the international policy response to the increasing risks of climate change. He acted as a negotiator on behalf of the Netherlands in shaping the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and was a board member on the first GCF Board.

Before moving to the IMF in 1996 he was as a deputy director responsible for the financing structure of the health care sector, both acute and long term care, in the Netherlands.

In 1998 he earned his master’s degree in Economics and in Business Administration from the University of Groningen (The Netherlands).