Tom Flynn, Partner
Overview of Tom
Senior Manager at Whiteshield with in depth experience in economic public policy, public sector transformation, human capital development, labour policies, investment policy and private sector development.
Over the past few years, Tom led with Whiteshield major policy transformation projects leading to enacted employment policies and positive impact in the job market. He also led complex human capital and labour models to assess impact of policies and organisation change in leading public authorities.
He is a recognised expert in his field having worked with many governments on institutional reforms, laws and regulations, and policies to better attract investment and help create jobs. He has published studies on entrepreneurship support, youth employment including Central Bank financing mechanisms to support startups. Tom is also also an expert in econometric modelling and policy impact evaluations. He leads within Whiteshield the econometric trainings programs.
Prior to joining Whiteshield Tom worked with the OECD advising governments on their economic reforms including the governments of Jordan and Iraq. He is a graduate of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He is also fluent in Arabic.
- Institutional transformation
- Labor and Human Capital policies
- Investment policy and promotion
- Entrepreneurship support policies
- Policy impact assessment
- Sector development strategies
M.A.L.D. in Development Economics and International Business, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
B.A. in Political Science, University of Minnesota, Twin-Cities
Video: Tom Flynn on North Africa & Middle East labour markets, Global Labour Resilience Index 2022
Tom Flynn, Principal at Whiteshield Partners, discusses what the GLRI 2022 can teach us about the labour markets of North Africa and the Middle East, which country in the region is the resilience leader, and how governments of the region can boost resilience over the next year.
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