V. Osei Kwadwo

Victor Osei Kwadwo is a governance and institutional development specialist with extensive experience researching and working in urban planning, multilevel governance, economics and public policy. Currently, he coordinates and teaches the MSc in Public Policy course at the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands. Victor’s current research focuses on urban governance. Specifically, he explores how inter-local government cooperation can leverage developmental issues amidst rapid urbanization, especially in the developing world


Outside academia, Victor has worked in the field of governance in six different countries, including Italy, the Netherlands, Tanzania, Zambia, Liberia and recently Cote d'Ivoire as a researcher and as an urban governance consultant. He worked at the World Bank as an African fellow and for Castalia on water governance in Ghana. He has also worked as a Development Planning Officer at the Accra Metropolitan and Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assemblies in Ghana and has been engaged as a consultant with several organizations including, the World Bank (USA), Castalia (USA), the Millennium Villages Project (MVP) (Ghana), Center for Democratic Governance (Ghana), PSS Urbania (Ghana) and KCITY (Italy).