Governance Advisor, Mexico office | firstname.lastname@example.org
Eduardo Fernandez, Colombia’s former vice minister of finance and national budget director, specializes in designing and implementing fiscal policy, especially in relation to the transfer of responsibilities and resources to local and regional governments. He also has deep experience in results-oriented budgeting, investment planning systems, and results evaluation.
For the past 13 years, he has served in development consultancies for clients including the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), and U.S. Agency for International Development, in Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Colombia, China, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Ecuador, Eastern Caribbean Countries, Honduras, Iraq, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, Paraguay, and Spain. Among his work: implementing program budgets in the line ministries and provincial departments in Afghanistan; evaluating the capacity and designing public finance assistance of provincial councils and governorates in Iraq; helping modernize the Office of the Secretary of Finance of Mexico, which includes tax and expenditures management reform; and analyzing the investment policies and budget management practices of the Mexican states of Mexico, Guanajuato, and Veracruz-La Llave and recommending budgetary and financial management options to improve cost efficiency and effectiveness.
- Former governor of the state of El Meta, Colombia
- Former secretary of finance for the capital city of Bogotá
- Ph.D. in economics, public finances, and economic development; M. Sc. in economics, urban and regional economics, University of Illinois at Urbana
- B.S., civil engineering, University of Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia