Fernando Monge is a senior associate with the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, a joint program of Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School, funded by and executed in collaboration with Bloomberg Philanthropies. It is the world's most comprehensive effort to advance effective problem-solving and innovation in cities through executive education, research, curriculum development and field work. He is an adjunct professor at the IE School of Global and Public Affairs in Madrid, and collaborates with the World Bank, where previously he was a governance specialist advising on reforms to Governments in Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. His research and teaching focus on the challenges of innovating within the public sector, as well as of fostering and managing technological innovation to make cities more efficient, equitable and responsive to social needs. He holds an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School, a Master in Fiscal Policy from UNED and the Instituto de Estudios Fiscales and B.A.s in Law and Political Science from the Autonoma University of Madrid. He has written several teaching cases and academic and policy papers on public innovation and city leadership and management. His work has been published or featured in Apolitical, Governing, World Economic Forum, El Pais, and Agenda Publica, among others.

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