WASHINGTON: The Worldwide Financial Fund has appointed former Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann to head an impartial expert panel following allegations of knowledge tampering in opposition to IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva, the physique stated Friday.
Georgieva was engulfed in controversy final 12 months after an investigation concluded that in her tenure on the World Financial institution, she was amongst high officers who manipulated information from its carefully watched Doing Enterprise report in favor of China.
Georgieva has denied these allegations and her function as IMF´s govt director was reaffirmed in October.
The expert group “will conduct an independent review with a view to identifying how the Fund can ensure it has in place robust and effective channels for complaint, dissent and accountability,” the IMF stated in a press release.
“This will include reviewing the framework for addressing complaints applicable to the Managing Director and Executive Board officials,” the assertion went on.
The panel is anticipated to finalize a report and submit suggestions to the Board of Administrators by the top of March 2022.