Marc Quintyn has been division chief, Africa, at the IMF Institute since 2006, where he teaches macroeconomics and more specialized topics. He has been with the IMF since 1989 and worked most of his career on monetary and financial sector issues in surveillance and program missions, financial sector assessment programs (FSAPs), and technical assistance work. He received his PhD from the University of Ghent, Belgium. Before joining the IMF, he held various positions at the University of Ghent (1979–83), the Research Department, National Bank of Belgium (1984–89), and the University of Limburg, Belgium (1986–89). Dr Quintyn is a published author of numerous books, papers, and articles.