David Hall is the Senior Portfolio Director for the Caribbean and South America. One of DAI’s foremost experts in the region, Dave specializes in governance and has extensive experience in program management and technical advisory roles spanning a 15-year career in international development. Previously, Dave was DAI’s Practice Director for the Public Finance and Fiscal Transparency technical area. His technical focus principally was dedicated to supporting projects in Colombia, El Salvador, and Guatemala with political economy analysis, program performance evaluations, and integrating adaptive management approaches to improve overall management and performance. Dave was a key leader in securing DAI’s first competitive awards in Colombia, and he has served as a Technical Advisor on the Partners for Transparency program—focused on enhancing the transparency and accountability at the national and sub-national levels with government, civil society, and private sector actors. Dave is fluent in Spanish.



John Yates

John Yates has experience in macroeconomic policy, domestic resource mobilization, budget planning and execution, tax and customs administration, central banking, trade and investment policy, and the business-enabling environment.

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