General Counsel and Director of the Legal Department, International Monetary Fund
Sean Hagan


Sean Hagan is General Counsel and Director of the Legal Department at the IMF, advising the fund’s management, executive board and membership on all legal aspects of the fund’s operations, including its regulatory, advisory and lending functions. He has published extensively on both the law of the fund and a broad range of legal issues relating to the prevention and resolution of financial crisis, with a particular emphasis on insolvency and the restructuring of debt, including sovereign debt. Before joining the IMF, he was in private practice in New York and Tokyo.