The International Monetary Fund has named Shirin Hamid the new Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Director of the Information Technology Department.

Most recently, Hamid was the Director General and CIO of the Information Technology Department at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) since 2016, where she revolutionized the Bank’s IT ecosystem, modernized policies, revamped existing operations, strengthened IT and data governance and fostered innovation on big data, cybersecurity and digital platforms.

Prior to the ADB, Hamid spent 11 years at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) as Chief Technology Officer and Director, where she oversaw IT functions and operations. Hamid has held many private sector leadership roles including as Acting General Manager for IT at Singapore’s Keppel Group and Keppel Offshore & Marine; Senior Consultant at Deloitte (at the firm’s Boston and Singapore offices); and as a Consultant at Andersen Consulting/Accenture.

Hamid will begin her new role on January 4, 2022.