is the Team Leader, Development Policy Planning of the Strategic Policy and Performance Branch of the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD). Joining the Canadian federal government in 1997, she has worked on the knowledge-based economy and society, innovative financing for development, aid effectiveness policies, fiduciary risk management and public financial management. She has been coordinating DFATD’s activities related to aid transparency, including IATI, since 2008.
Yohanna Loucheur holds a BA and MA in Political Science (international relations) from the Université du Québec in Montreal, as well as an MSc in Social Research Methods from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has also worked in Guinea and France.