Mr. Polloni holds a Masters in Statistics and Econometrics from Université Le capitale, Toulouse, France, 2016 as well as a M.Sc in Public Policy from University of London, UK. 2004. Mr. Poloni has 24 years of professional experience, of which over 14 in the field of international economic cooperation.

Strong, multi-faceted experience on the issues related to economic diversification and competitiveness: 

conception and design of technical and financial support programs in the sectors of agriculture and rural development, natural resources management, environment, fisheries, water and sanitation, as well as programs for the economic governance institutions; conception and design of a technical and financial support program for Morocco’s approximation to EU standards, in order to improve the international competitiveness of goods and services produced in the country (hygiene and food safety, non-renewable energies, vocational training etc.) methodological support for territorial planning in Angola, in a perspective of diversification out of an oil-based economy and the reduction of regional imbalances;

Sound and wide experience in public financial management reforms, and in particular theoretical and practical skills in the following areas:

  • reform of economic policies and strategies (the education sector in India and in Niger, the justice sector in Jordan, multi-sectorial territorial planning in Angola, sustainable agriculture and food security in a number of sub-Saharan African countries, approximation to the EU’s acquis in Morocco, economic diversification in Nigeria, the water sector in Guinea Bissau, the environment, fisheries and urban sanitation sectors in Algeria);
  • budgetary reform and multiannual financial planning (Morocco, Algeria, Jordan, Territories Palestinians, São Tomé e Príncipe, Angola, Guinea Bissau, Niger, Nepal, Italian public sector);
  • internal revenue mobilization and the fiscal aspects of sectoral policies (cost recovery and the improvement of financial sustainability in public sector agencies in Barbados and Guinea Bissau),
  • financial oversight of public spending and the prevention of the corruption (Palestinian Territories, São Tomé e Príncipe, Morocco, Algeria, Liberia, Nigeria, Chad, Italian public service),
  • the management of public finances by decentralized or devolved entities (technical support for the County Development Program in Liberia, the feasibility of a multi-donor trust fund in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, evaluation of the functional capacity of the Government of the South Sudan etc.).

Proven quantitative skills, in particular in the implementation of econometric models:

  • development of a financial model and a sensitivity analysis for a new e-Governance agency in Mozambique;
  • conception and design of a household survey on migration and development in Togo;
  • analysis of macroeconomic aggregates and simulation of their future evolution within the framework of the evaluation of the budgetary and monetary policy of the Republic of Haiti planned by the EU’s macroeconomic budgetary support program;
  • collection, processing and presentation of quantitative and qualitative indicators of program and project results, within the framework of the EU’s Results-Oriented Monitoring;