Johannes Witteveen

H. Johannes Witteveen is an economic adviser and was the former Managing Director of the IMF from 1973 until 1978. Previously he was Minister of Finance of the Netherlands (1963-65 and 1967-71) and a Member of Parliament (1965-67).

He has served as a director and advisor on international economic and monetary affairs for various Dutch and international companies. From 1948 to 1963, he was a Professor of Economics teaching business cycle theory and economic policy at the Netherlands School of Economics in Rotterdam.