Development Pathways Senior Associate Matthew Greenslade argues social security innovation is sometimes a distraction from the task of building core systems.

Matthew Greenslade

Senior Associate

An independent consultant on social protection and value for money in developing countries. He has worked across two decades on the design and implementation of social protection systems, on monitoring and evaluation, economic aspects of social protection (economic development, value for money, affordability, links to tax systems), facilitating knowledge management, capacity strengthening, and supporting system development on the ground, including in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Bangladesh and Ghana.