Clarence Tsimpo has fourteen years of experience in policy research and dialogue on applied development economics with a focus on poverty and social impact analysis. He holds Bachelor degrees in computer sciences and applied statistics, as well as a MA in Statistics, and is finalizing a PhD in Economics from the University of Montreal. Clarence first joined the World Bank in 2003 as a consultant and is now an Economist based in Kampala, Uganda, for the Poverty Global Practice for Africa. He works closely with government agencies to build the evidence base on issues related to service delivery, especially in education, health, transport, and water and sanitation, while also conducting poverty related work. Before joining the World Bank, he worked for the National Direction of Statistics and National Accounts in Cameroon as Department Head for data bank management. He has also worked as a consultant for the Canadian Cooperation on development issues in Haiti and Tajikistan.