Roel Dom is a development economist whose research focusses on the fiscal capacity of states across sub-Saharan Africa. He works as a Research Fellow at IDS and as an economist of the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD). Previously, Roel worked as an economic advisor to the Ministry of Finance of Burundi, the Burundi Revenue Authority and the Ministry of Finance of South Sudan.
He received his degrees from the University of Antwerp (BSc, MSc), London School of Economics (MSc) and from the University of Nottingham (PhD). In parallel to his PhD thesis, Roel worked for the Overseas Development Institute as a Doctoral Fellow. He is currently also involved in teaching Public Financial Management.