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Government & Institutions

I work closely with EU bodies including European Commission DGs (Cohesion, Rural Development, Environment, Climate and Marine), the European Parliament, and the European Investment Bank Group.


I am also experienced in providing UN development services promoting Parliamentary and Ministerial reforms, EU integration, and rehabilitation finance for refugee returnees.

Examples of work with Government and Institutions

  • European Commission and European Investment Bank Group's fi-compass partnership project - promoting financial instrument capacity building activities for managing authorities of the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) in EU countries.

  • European Commission's Contact Point for the European Network for Rural Development (ENRD) - research, analysis, and communication of good practice approaches for EU rural development policy.


  • European Investment Bank Group's European Investment Advisory Hub - producing case study material explaining practical uses of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), Investment Platforms and urban development initiatives.




  • UNDP Evaluation Office New York - expert panel political advice during an independent review of the ‘Assessment of Development Results’ (ADR) report concerning UNDP activities in Bosnia & Herzegovina.


  • UNDP Bosnia & Herzegovina - governance advisor designing an action plan for building institutional capacity in strategic planning and policy development.



  • UNDP Serbia - policy advice and guidance to Serbia’s Deputy Prime Minister’s Office in the field of EU Integration and programming of pre-accession funds.


  • UNDP Georgia - project Leader for a results-based evaluation of a long-term Public Administration Reform programme within the Parliament of Georgia and the Chamber Of Control of Georgia.


  • Lithuania’s Ministry of Finance - 14 months of managing authority technical assistance during Lithuania’s first national European Structural Fund Programme 2004-2006.


  • Poland’s National Aid Coordination Department - applied advice on monitoring and evaluation control procedures for EU funding programmes.

  • Highlands and Islands Partnership Programme, Scotland - EU Structural Fund Programme Manager for this isolated and disadvantaged (former 'Objective 1') region.