A national of Italy, Alfredo Baldini is the IMF Resident Representative in Zambia. Previously, he was a Senior Economist at the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development. Before joining the Fund, he served in the Council of Economic Advisers of the Ministry of Finance of Italy. During 1992-98, he held teaching and research positions at various universities: Bocconi University in Milan, London School of Economics, New School for Social Research in New York and DELTA in Paris (now Paris School of Economics). Besides Italian, he is fluent in English, French, and Spanish. He has been at the IMF since 2000 and before joining the IMF Institute, worked in the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs and African Departments. Alfredo holds an MSc and PhD in Economics from the University of London, UK and a degree in Economics from Bocconi University, Italy.