Sander Winckel, a Dutch national, has been engaged by various international organisations and national governments as advisor and coordinator for financial and economic reform programs, for over twenty-five years. In 2016-17, on behalf of UNDP, he reviewed the new public financial management reform strategy and action plan of Ukraine, and participated in setting up its implementation by the EU and other donors. For almost ten years he assisted the Government of the Slovak Republic with their successful financial reforms. After advising on bank privatization and bad debt resolution, he was resident principal advisor of the (World Bank supported) public finance management reform program, where he contributed to the strategy and its implementation. He lectured on the EU economic and monetary union at the Comenius University. Other assignments included leading a team advising the EC on expanding their worldwide blending activities and engaging the private sector in development, advising (with a World Bank team) the Government of Romania on improving the national framework for public infrastructure investments, resident adviser for EU accession matters for the First Deputy Minister of Finance of the Czech Republic and resident advisor for financial and private sector development for the Ministry of Finance and the Delegation of the EC in Slovenia. Before he worked in corporate and investment banking and the Dutch government.