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Tom Hart

Senior Research Fellow

Development and Public Finance

Portrait of Tom Hart

Tom’s work seeks to understand how public financial management can support the improved delivery of public services.

His work has covered budget reform, fiscal decentralization, health financing and public investment management. He has worked in Kenya, Malawi, Nepal, Somaliland, South Sudan and Uganda.

Before joining ODI, Tom lived and worked for seven years in South Sudan and Uganda, initially as an ODI Fellow in the Budget Directorate in Ministry of Finance in South Sudan. He subsequently worked as a consultant for the African Development Bank, USAID, the World Bank and ODI’s Budget Strengthening Initiative. Before moving to East Africa, Tom worked at HM Treasury in the UK. He is also an Honorary Fellow at the University of York’s Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre.

  1. What drives reform? Making sanitation a political priority in secondary cities

    Research reports

  2. Leaving no one behind in the roads sector: an SDG stocktake in Kenya

    Research reports

  3. Leaving no one behind in the health sector: an SDG stocktake in Kenya and Nepal

    Research reports

  4. An integrated approach to leaving no one behind: overview and methodology

    Research reports

  5. Public financial management introductory guides

    Other

  6. Fiscal decentralisation

    Toolkit/guidelines

  7. Age of choice: Kenya in the new development finance landscape

    Research reports

  8. Political settlements and pathways to universal health coverage

    Working papers

  9. Bricks and dollars: 10 lessons on improving public investment in infrastructure

    Research reports

  10. Why isn’t aid for infrastructure going to the countries that need it most?

  11. Use of country systems in fragile states

    Research reports

  12. Bricks and dollars: improving public investment in infrastructure

    Working papers

  13. 2015 CAPE conference: bricks and dollars

    Event

  14. Urban finance: rapid evidence assessment

    Research reports

  15. Designing the development agency of the future

    Event

  16. Designing the development agency of the future: conference framing paper

    Research reports

  17. EU State Building Contracts: early lessons from the EU's new budget support instrument for fragile states

    Research reports

  18. The 2014 CAPE conference report: The role of finance in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

    Research reports

  19. Crossing the Atlantic: Budgetary and fiscal lessons for Africa from Colombia

    Event