Sarah Leigh-Hunt joined DAI’s London office in 2014, bringing experience supporting democratic institutions and processes to become more capable, accountable, responsive, and inclusive. She has worked with parliaments, political parties, electoral bodies, and civil society organizations in a range of contexts, and has expertise applying a political economy lens to project planning and implementation. Sarah serves as Technical Adviser to the U.K.-funded programmes Support to Parliamentary Oversight of Public Financial Management in Tajikistan, Consolidating Democracy in Pakistan, and Tackling Economic, Social, and Security Challenges in Northern Morocco. She also has substantial research, policy formulation, and project management experience from previous roles at think tank, donor, and implementer organizations. Sarah currently co-chairs the Westminster Community of Practice Working Group on Democracy Assistance, and is an accredited U.K. Election Observer.



Jim Packard Winkler

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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