Gareth Davies is the Chief of Party for the Jordan Public Financial Management and Administration and an 11-time Chief of Party managing projects focused on complex economic and trade reforms. He has more than 30 years’ experience working with governments and the private sector as a project manager as well as a policy maker and technical advisor with extensive knowledge and experience in domestic resource mobilization, public financial management, and trade-related reforms. His experience includes implementing and administering tax and customs laws and regulations, policies, and procedures, and in transformational reform of markets and the enabling environment.

He has performed this work in Afghanistan, Canada, the Caucasus region, Central Asia, Europe, Mexico, the Middle East, Pakistan, and the Philippines. His work supporting modernization of tax regimes, particularly the value-added tax, together with his efforts to modernize public budget, public procurement, public planning, and customs administrations in a number of countries has provided him a unique perspective for understanding linkages and coordination opportunities within these organizations.



Helle Weeke

Helle Weeke specializes in trade, investment, and legal development issues. As Chief of Party and Senior Technical Advisor to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Vietnam Competitiveness Initiative, she supported the release of the Provincial Competitiveness Index.

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