Cathal leads our work on digitalisation. His other main area of interest is local government financing. Over the last several years he has provided technical assistance and undertaken research on public finance reforms in countries including Uganda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Nepal, Zimbabwe and Somaliland.
Prior to joining ODI he was an ODI Fellow in the Ministry of Economic Planning and Development in Swaziland, and previously worked in public sector consultancy.
He holds a Master’s in Economics from University College Dublin and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).