Ms. Romanik holds a Master in Public Affairs with a focus on Economics and Public Policy from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Ms. Romanik has worked in 25 countries in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Middle East, Latin America/Caribbean, and Africa. She currently focuses on the urban transition in Africa.
Clare served as a Chief of Party of USAID’s Decentralization and Local Government Program in Kyrgyzstan and also served as Local Governance Specialist for a UNDP Regional Office covering 20 countries. Prior to this she conducted research and provided technical assistance for USAID, World Bank, and IADB while working with The Urban Institute.
Publications and Presentations
- An Urban-Rural Focus on Food Markets in Africa
- Self-Assessment Tool for Sustainable Local Development
- Romania: Winners and Losers – the Impact of Reform in Intergovernmental Transfers