Visiting Scholar; International Monetary Fund
Marco Cangiano is an Italian graduate from the University La Sapienza in Rome and the University of York in the United Kingdom, with twenty five years of professional experience as a public finance economist. He has been on staff at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington since 1991, where he has worked in the Fiscal Affairs and Asian and Pacific Departments, and the Office of Budget and Planning. He is currently assistant director and head of the public financial management division of the IMF Fiscal Affairs Department in charge of Europe, Anglophone Africa, Central Asia, and the Middle East. He has coordinated training activities and lectured on a range of fiscal matters in Washington and abroad, including at the OECD Senior Budget Officers meetings and seminars. He has published on pension reform, budgeting, tax policy, and fiscal transparency. Since 2008, he has been a member of the steering committee of Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA).