Mr. Federico Bonaglia is Deputy Director of the OECD Development Centre (DEV)
Mr. Bonaglia supports the Director in establishing the strategic directions and implementing the Programme of Work of the Development Centre, ensuring that the Centre’s analysis and advice remain at the forefront of policy thinking and produce results. He provides leadership to strengthen the Development Centre’s engagement and impact with Africa, Latin America and global governance processes, as well as in several thematic areas such as migration and development, natural resources or territorial development. He manages the Centre’s Governing Board and engagement with the Centre’s member countries.
Prior to this Mr. Bonaglia was Senior Counsellor to the Director and led the Centre’s Policy Dialogue Division. In this capacity, he was responsible for strengthening the Development Centre’s engagement with governments and non-state actors, to raise its impact on policy making, and represented the OECD in the G20 Development Working Group.
Mr. Bonaglia’s career at the OECD started in 1999, when he first joined the Development Centre as an economist. At the OECD he has been involved and led several projects on the economic and institutional consequences of globalisation for developing countries in Africa, South-East Asia, Central America, the Black Sea and Central Asia regions. His research interests focus on international trade and investment, as well as structural reforms, private sector development and agriculture.
An economist by training, Mr. Bonaglia holds a Master with honours in economics and social sciences (1997) and a Master in Economics (1999) from Bocconi University. Federico Bonaglia is an Italian national.