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Isabelle Chatry is the Head of the “Decentralisation, Subnational Finance and Infrastructure Unit” at the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities. Her work covers several topics related to multi-level governance and regional development, including decentralisation and territorial reforms, subnational government finance, and public infrastructure investment. In her role, she has also developed a new strand of work on subnational climate finance, which focuses on measuring and enhancing climate finance at regional and local levels.
She is co-author of several thematic and country multi-level governance reviews. She also publishes the annual OECD statistical booklet on Subnational governments in OECD countries and is the OECD coordinator of the OECD-UCLG World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment.
Prior to joining the OECD, Isabelle worked at Dexia Crédit Local’s Research department and Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, and was also an independent consultant.
Graduated from the French “Ecole Normale Supérieure of Fontenay-Saint Cloud” (ENS), Isabelle holds an "agrégation" in geography.