Nathalie Le Denmat is head of the Committee on Local Finance and Development, which is led by United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and presided over by the mayor of Rabat, Morocco. Since December 2011, she has been seconded to UCLG by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Based in Barcelona, the committee has developed several projects in Africa, including a database on local finances and a network of field experts on the same issue. The committee is now working on expanding these projects across the other continents. Previously, as a financial magistrate on the Paris regional court of accounts, Nathalie specialized in financial analysis and the evaluation of local policy implementation.