Biographical note: Sean Hagan

Sean HaganSean Hagan is General Counsel and Director of the Legal Department at the International Monetary Fund.  In this capacity, Mr. Hagan advises the Fund’s management, Executive  Board and membership on all legal aspects of the Fund’s operations, including its regulatory, advisory and lending functions. Mr. Hagan has published extensively on the 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.
Prior to beginning work at the IMF, Mr. Hagan was in private practice, first in New York and subsequently in Tokyo. Mr. Hagan received his Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center and also received a Masters of Science in International Economic Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.