Senior Associate (Public Financial Management and Budget Oversight)

Dr. Rick Stapenhurst

Dr. Stapenhurst is currently a Professor of Practice at the Institute for the Study of International Development and at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal, Canada where he teaches international business courses. He is currently leading two SSHRC-funded research projects, one examining Public Financial Management in Francophone countries and the other setting up a global network of parliamentary budget offices. Under his leadership, McGill University, in collaboration with development partners, has launched a university-certified Internationsal Executive Development Program for Parliamentary Staff.

Before joining McGill University, Dr. Stapenhurst worked for the World Bank from 1995 to 2013 where he led the World Bank Institute’s Parliamentary Program.  Dr. Stapenhurst is without doubt one of the global leaders in Parliamentary Development and has more than 50 publications on various aspects of parliamentary development to his credit.