Marco Cangiano
Independent Consultant, affiliated with Overseas Development Institute

Marco Cangiano is a former assistant director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and is currently an independent consultant affiliated with the London-based Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund/Better Than Cash (BTCA) program. Between 1991 and 2016 he has held a number of positions at the IMF. Among these, between 2008 and 2015 he was head of the divisions responsible for public financial management in the Fiscal Affairs Department; prior to that he headed the Budget Strategy Division of the IMF Office of Budget and Planning. Over the years, he has lectured on a range of fiscal topics, including at the OECD Senior Budget Officers’ meetings, the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and the NYU’s Wagner Graduate School for Public Service. He is a graduate of La Sapienza University in Rome (Italy) and holds an Msc in economics from the University of York (UK). He has published on energy economics, pension reforms, fiscal transparency, and tax policy; and co-edited Public Financial Management and Its Emerging Architecture published by the IMF in April 2013.