Pietro Toigo is Country Manager for the African Development Bank in Mozambique. Before joining the Mozambique Country Office he served as Chief Macroeconomist at the African Natural Resource Center of the AfDB’s, leading the provision of advisory services, technical assistance and knowledge products to inform the management of gas, mining and petroleum resources, and in the Governance Economic and Financial Reforms Department, working on Public Financial Management, fiscal policy and governance of the energy and of the extractive sector. Pietro’s experience before joining the AfDB include six years as Senior Economist in Zimbabwe and Sierra Leone and as Country Representative in Libya for the UK Department of International Development, where he designed and managed a portfolio of programmes covering economic management, public sector reform and management of the extractive sector.
Pietro previously worked as Head of the Budget Preparation team in the Coalition Provisional Authority and as adviser to the Minister of Finance during the post-conflict transition of power in Iraq and served in a number of positions in the UK Treasury and in the European Commission, DG Economic and Financial Affairs. He holds an MSc Economics from the London School of Economics.