Alexis Turrall is the Deputy Director of the Delivery Unit in our Europe office and leads the Project Support and Systems (PSS) Team, supporting quality control, performance management, resource allocation, startup and closedown functions, and administration tasks. Alexis has spent four years in the Business Development Unit and a further two years in Delivery. Prior to that, he worked with HTSPE for two years before the DAI acquisition. Over the past 20 years, Alexis has worked in both the private and public sector as an international development specialist. He has been involved centrally with a range of donor agencies, development institutes, and international consulting firms, including work on policy issues with the U.K. Department for International Development, managing small teams in business development functions, managing teams of consultants on projects in Afghanistan, Eritrea, Ghana, Kenya, and Kosovo, and as an international development consultant in Indonesia and Uganda. His areas of specialty include governance, public sector reform, public policy, public sector management, communications, livelihoods, agriculture, rural development, land reform, business development, and programme management. Alexis has worked widely in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe.



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After graduating from Georgetown University’s McDonough Business School, Jim Winkler accepted a two-year assignment in Costa Rica as a small business advisor with the Peace Corps rather than the well-heeled path of Wall Street and corporate America that most of his classmates followed.

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