Arnaldo is a Research Associate at the Digital Societies (formerly RAPID) programme at ODI. His background is in economic development and he has a PhD on decentralization and local government reforms in the education sector in Cambodia. Arnaldo has fifteen years of field experience working with government and non-government organisations at national and local level in Nepal, Cambodia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Indonesia.
Arnaldo joined ODI in 2008 and has been researching and advising about the political economy of the demand and use of research-based evidence in public policy making, as well as adaptive programming and management of development programmes. He has extensive experience facilitating meetings, workshops, and trainings for governmental and non-governmental actors and is a PRINCE2 and MSP APM qualified project and programme manager. He is currently based in Tampere, Finland.
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