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Stefan Gospodinov

Senior Consultant, Management Services

Public Sector Governance specialist with an emphasis on institutional and organisational reform and public financial management with over 10 years’ experience working in developing countries as well as the global north.

Stefan Gospodinov has extensive public sector governance expertise with a strong emphasis on public financial management. His skill sets further encompass institutional reform, downstream budget management, reform of public sector accounting systems, public expenditure and financial accountability (PEFA), fiduciary risk assessments (FRA), public administration reform, anti-corruption and climate resilience. Furthermore Stefan has broad professional experience in the design and implementation of cross cutting donor-funded development projects, including expansive fieldwork, social inclusion, and providing overall  analytical and logistical support.

Prior to joining IMC, Stefan worked at Adam Smith International scoping out business and framework opportunities through various international development agencies (DFID, SIDA, World Bank, EU, UNDP, ADB, GIZ) and preparing and executing technical and commercial contract and framework tenders.

“Robust public finance is essential to running transparent and accountable programs, and is a key component of International Development particularly in transitional and FCAS economies.”

Qualifications

MSc. Management, Outward Investment From Emerging Markets, University of Edinburgh UK, 2011

BA. Political Science and International Relations, State University of New York, Stony Brook, USA, 2008

Projects

Bulgaria: Advisor on PFM and Strategic Planning, Kliment Ohridski University

Brazil: Internal evaluation of PFM systems, fiduciary risk, and PFM capacity in the Sao Paulo Police Service, Odebrecht S.A. Brasil

Bulgaria: Strengthening financial management capacity and minimizing risk within government, GOB

Peru: Chaglla-Paragsha Transmission Line Project, JGP Peru on behalf of Odebrecht S.A. Brasil