Annalisa Prizzon is a Senior Research Fellow in the Development and Public Finance programme at the Overseas Development Institute. She leads the research portfolio on international public finance, whose objective is to maximise its effectiveness and shape its global and country-level architecture.
Annalisa has widely published in peer-reviewed journals, edited books and research reports on aid allocation, international cooperation, external debt sustainability and development finance. She has led teams advising strategy departments in several bilateral and multilateral development agencies and banks in these areas. She has worked in many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, South East-Asia, the Pacific and Latin America.
Before joining ODI, Annalisa was an economist and policy analyst in academic institutions and international organisations (OECD and World Bank Group). She holds a PhD in Economics and Public Finance with a focus on external debt sustainability in low-income countries.
Annalisa is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Infrastructure and of on the Council of the Development Study Association (DSA).