Francien Berry is a Jamaican national who holds an MSc. in Economics from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica. She joined the IMF Statistics Department in 2017 as an Economist with focus on real sector statistics. Prior to joining the IMF, she worked in the Research Department of the Bank of Jamaica. During her time at the Bank, her responsibilities included developing sectoral accounts, compiling and forecasting external sector statistics and conducting research on credit, monetary policy, and financial markets.