RoznerSteve Rozner

Steve Rozner is a public finance specialist with 20 years of experience designing, managing, and implementing programs supporting fiscal policy and governance improvements around the world. As USAID’s senior advisor for domestic resource mobilization (DRM), he is a leading voice on tax and development issues and has contributed to unprecedented growth in the Agency's global DRM portfolio. He was also part of the team that negotiated the U.S. Government's endorsement of the Addis Tax Initiative in 2015, and between 2017-19 served as Co-Chair of its Steering Committee. Prior to joining USAID, Steve directed the public finance and economic policy practice for a leading development consulting firm. In that capacity, he oversaw more than $100 million in donor-funded grants supporting public finance reforms and managed a global program to generate research, toolkits, and dialogue on fiscal and broader economic governance reforms. Steve has provided technical assistance, delivered training, and led or participated in assessments in countries spanning five continents, and he has authored or co-authored numerous reports, studies, and articles on topics related to fiscal policy and management, DRM and public finance measurement. He earned a Master’s degree in International Relations and Economics from the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a Bachelor’s degree in East Asian Studies and Chinese from Middlebury College.