|Former Managing Director of the Institute of International Finance|
|Succeeded by||Timothy D. Adams|
|Alma mater||University of South Carolina, Columbia
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
Charles H. Dallara is an American banker and former Managing Director of the Institute of International Finance. He is expected to join Partners Group as Partner, based in the United States, and will further assume the role of Chairman of the Americas.
Career in banking
Dallara was Managing Director of the Institute of International Finance, Inc. from 1993 to 2013. He has overseen the growth of the institute from its roots as an informal group of predominantly US and Japanese commercial banks that negotiated Latin American debt restructurings to a global trade association for 461 diverse financial firms, half of which are headquartered in emerging markets. Dallara led the IIF in its prominent role during the European sovereign debt crisis, including the PSI agreement reached between European countries and financial organisations on the one hand and the Greek government on the other, "the biggest sovereign restructuring in history." 
He has previously served as Managing Director at J.P. Morgan & Co. from June 1991 to July 1993, after working as head of Morgan's investment and commercial banking business in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, the Middle East, Africa and India.
Government and civil service appointments
Dallara has held various positions in the George H. W. Bush and Ronald Reagan administrations: Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Policy Development and Senior Advisor for Policy to the Secretary of the Treasury (1988-1989); U.S. Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund (1984-1989), and concurrently as Senior Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Economic Policy (1985-1988); Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Monetary Affairs (1983-1985); and U.S. Alternate Executive Director at the IMF (1982-1983).
Dallara is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the International Advisory Board of the Instituto de Empresa graduate business school in Madrid, Spain. He serves as a member of the Board of Overseers of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University.
Dallara is a member of the Board of Directors of the Private Export Funding Corporation (PEFCO), an American company whose shareholders include commercial banks, industrial companies and financial services companies and which facilitates American exports by purchasing the debt obligations of importers of American goods.
- Charles Dallara bio, Bloomberg Businessweek
- "Tim Adams appointed to succeed Charles Dallara as IIF Managing Director". Retrieved 14 February 2013.
- "Charles Dallara: The ultimate insider opens up", Euromoney.com, September 2012
- [ http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-02/momentum-is-building-on-greek-debt-swap-iif-s-dallara-says.html "Momentum Is Building on Greek Debt Swap, IIF’s Dallara Says"], Bloomberg.com, 2 March 2012
- Corporate overview, PEFCO website
- Chalres Dallara bio, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission website
- Charles Dallara, currently Managing Director of the IIF, to join Partners Group Baar-Zug, 21 January 2013 press release.
- Official website of the Institute of International Finance
- Official website of the Private Export Funding Corporation
- "An Interview with Charles Dallara" by Larry Kudlow, National Review, 28 October 2011.