Dr. Ricardo PintoSector Expert | Private Sector Development
- Economic development
- Private sector development
- Regulatory reform
- Ph.D. (Faculty of Economics), London School of Economics & Political Science
- B.Sc. Economic Geography, London School of Economics & Political Science
Dr. Pinto gained his PhD from the London School of Economics (LSE) and is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC). He has over 20 years’ worth of international consultancy experience based on assignments in ca. 30 countries in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe, as well as Africa, Caucuses and Central Asia. Dr. Pinto has worked on various aspects of development. He has had consultancy assignments with numerous international organisations such as EC, OECD, DfID, UNDP, GIZ, EBRD, World Bank and ADB. His work typically involves cooperation with government institutions and business support organizations charged with stimulating private sector development (i.e. economic development, SME development, informal economy, regional development, competitiveness, innovation, etc.). In addition, Dr Pinto is familiar with EU projects/programmes/funds (e.g. IPA I and II, FWC, CBC, PHARE, TACIS, OBNOVA, CARDS, ESF, Structural Funds, etc.) and all stages of the EU Project Cycle Management (project design, implementation, monitoring, review and evaluation).