Contributions to Fondad publications
Anthony Boote (1953) is assistant director in the Policy Development and Review Department at the IMF. He is responsible for reviewing and signing off on key country documents for 25 mostly low-income countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. He has worked extensively on low-income country issues and helped design the joint Bank/Fund Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative and the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) approach, and was the Fund representa-tive at the Paris Club of official creditors. He has also worked on Caribbean countries from 2001–2003 including being the Fund mission chief on Jamaica and worked on Eastern Europe in the late 1980s. He joined the Fund in 1987 after 10 years in the UK Treasury.