Shahrukh “Shah” Wani is an Economist at the International Growth Centre (IGC)’s Cities that Work Initiative based at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford.
At Cities that Work, Shahrukh works to translate research into policy guidance for cities. His research and practice focuses on municipal finances and urban governance, with a particular interest in urban institutional arrangements, decentralisation, public-private partnerships, and taxation of land and property.
Before his current role, Shahrukh worked as a Research Assistant on IGC’s knowledge partnership with UN-Habitat to implement the strategic phase of the FCO’s Global Future Cities Programme. Prior to IGC, Shahrukh worked as a consultant to ActionAid UK on taxation while concurrently studying at the London School of Economics.