As Deputy Director, Mr. Tomasi helps move forward the new development co-operation agenda of the OECD, in particular through the OECD’s Strategy for Development and through the establishment of an OECD-UNDP Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (see DCD work on aid effectiveness here). M. Tomasi is also in charge of the G20 development working group and the green growth/climate change agenda regarding developing countries (see DCD work on environment and development Environment and development).
Mr. Tomasi has devoted his career to international co-operation. He was the Director for Global Economy and Development at the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, after several positions in the French ministry of finance (Financial advisor for Africa) and the French ministry of Foreign and European affairs (Deputy Director for development policy, head of the human development division). As part of his career, he has spent four years in Senegal as Counsellor for Cooperation and Cultural Affairs, and also spent three years in New York as Financial Counsellor of the Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations.
Mr. Tomasi, a French national, is a graduate from the French Ecole Nationale d’Administration (1992, promotion Condorcet). He also holds a degree in private law from the Grenoble University (1982) and a degree in economics and business from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Lyon (1986).
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