Dr. Edward Brown is Director of Country Engagements and Operations at African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET). He has more than 35 years’ experience in international development and public policy, half of which were spent at the World Bank. He has worked extensively in Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Currently, Ed manages a team of ACET in-house senior policy advisors, researchers and economists, drawing on a worldwide pool of expertise to assist African policymakers respond to specific challenges and opportunities. His main interests are in public policy, economic management (public resources mobilization and expenditure management), natural resource management, including institutional and organizational reforms and development strategies. Ed holds a PhD and MA in Development Economics and Demography from the University of Pennsylvania.