Twivwe Siwale is a Country Economist for the IGC in Zambia. She is a Commonwealth Scholar who holds an MSc in Public Economics from the University of York. She has over six years of experience in the field of public finance and management with an emphasis in taxation. Prior to joining the IGC, Twivwe worked at the Zambia Revenue Authority as a Policy and Legislation Officer where she worked on policy implementation in the Domestic Taxes Division. She is also a Mandela Washington Fellow who studied Public Management at the Andrew Young School of Public Policy in Atlanta, Georgia. Twivwe’s research interests lie in public sector reform, taxation, inequality, and artisanal and small scale mining in Africa.