Our Team

Multicultural, multilingual, and multidisciplinary to the core—global in outlook and approach—DAI’s technical leaders are steeped in the challenges of delivering development solutions in the field. They are committed to sharing our innovation and experience to inform international development practices worldwide.

As Country Director for Nigeria, Joe Abah provides technical and strategic inputs to DAI’s existing portfolio of projects, in addition to supporting business development initiatives.

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Fatima Adamu is a sociologist by training with particular expertise in gender, poverty, and equity issues in northern Nigeria.

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Dr. Adetoro Adeyemi Adegoke has more than 20 years of experience working and managing reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health; health system strengthening; human resources for health; and education programmes.

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Alia Afshar-Gandhi is responsible for overseeing a portfolio of economic growth, workforce development, and competitiveness projects in the Middle East and Afghanistan.

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Chantal Agarwal is a Senior Development Specialist in our Governance Practice, focused on strengthening crime and violence prevention, promoting accountability and oversight, increasing access to justice and human rights, and supporting institutions to provide equal application of the law for all.

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Christina Aguila focuses on corporate social investment projects for DAI’s Sustainable Business Group and provides project management, business development, and technical support for market and supplier analysis.

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As a former scholarship recipient of a USAID Guatemala leadership scholarship program, Carla Aguilar began her professional career working with displaced populations in Guatemala during the Civil War.

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Clean energy specialist Gwen Andersen works to increase the speed with which developing countries adopt renewable energy by working on finance.

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Corin Armstrong, a member of our Business Development team, has more than 10 years of experience supporting the design, implementation, and management of governance and economic development programmes.

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Miguel Baca is a development specialist with extensive experience in the Middle East, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific region.

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As Vice President for Global Health, Jenny Baker ensures that our European health programmes are delivered on time, on budget, and with high quality.

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Annie Baldridge has a background in law and public health and has been working in international development for the last eight years. She joined DAI after consulting with the company for two years and is now is a senior global practice specialist in DAI Global Health.

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From her early research in cultural anthropology to subsequent work in management consulting, Krista Baptista has always been engaged around ways to do things better and empower entrepreneurs to use new skills and tools.

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Estera Barbarasa specializes in designing and implementing programs in workforce development, economic growth, market-driven skills development, youth, and gender.

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Brenda Barrett has supported political stabilization and peace-building programs in more than 20 countries, and brings 25 years of experience.

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Tim Bergstrom leads the Strengthening Host and Refugee Populations in Ethiopia (SHARPE) programme.

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Eric joined DAI in 2016 as the Director of Governance for Asia. He oversees a portfolio of projects in Cambodia, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, and Sri Lanka.

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Edwin Berk has made a career of building the businesses of professional services companies where public and private sectors intersect. After a brief stint teaching at Yale University, he joined a public policy consulting firm.

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Erica Berkenpas has spent the past 10 plus years working at the intersection of transition, stabilization, resilience, countering violent extremism, and governance.

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Karim Bin-Humam joined DAI in 2015 to help bridge the divide between cutting-edge technology and the needs of poor and vulnerable communities globally.

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Robert Bond is Chief of Party for the Ukraine Financial Sector Transformation (FST) project.

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Elodie Brandamir has more than 15 years of experience managing public health programs in challenging environments.

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Peter Brimble has worked extensively in Central, Southeast, and North Asia on industrial efficiency, investment promotion, foreign direct investment, private sector development, and public policy issues.

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Julie Browning joined DAI in 2018 as Director of Governance Programming for Asia, overseeing governance projects throughout the Asia Region.

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Neil Browning supports the development of Sustainable Business Group’s economic modeling tools and conducts local content, supply chain, and market analysis for international business projects.

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Felicity Buckle coordinates DAI’s land portfolio across a variety of donors, supporting business development and programme management teams.

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Duke Burruss has deep technical expertise in agricultural and rural development, marketing and distribution, competitive value chains, international trade, and public-private partnerships, and has managed numerous complex regional projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Larry Campbell has been at DAI for more than 16 years. He oversees the global IT department that supports offices in more than 50 countries.

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Kevin Carlucci focuses on resource use efficiency (water, energy) and governance of land and its natural resources. He has particular interest in environmental finance, such as payments for ecosystem services, and in working to demystify how to access climate adaptation funding.

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Stephen Carpenter is a governance specialist with 15 years of experience whose field-based work has focused on anticorruption, public financial management, customs modernization, and institutional strengthening.

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Sean Caselli-Mechael is the New Business Manager for the Center for Secure and Stable States.

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In his role as research director for the Center for Secure and Stable States (CS3), Kevin Casey is bringing expertise to CS3’s projects to increase the quality and impact of project research.

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Andrea Chartock’s work focuses on promoting economic growth and designing and managing monitoring and evaluation of projects.

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Chetna Chawla is Technology Director of DAI Global Health and has more than 20 years’ experience in technology consulting, delivering high-impact electronic governance programs.

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Nabil Chemaly is a senior water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) development expert with more than 15 years of experience working in Africa and the Middle East.

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With more than 30 years of experience, Chuck Chopak leads the Resilience cross-cutting practice.

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At the Center for Digital Acceleration, Rachel identifies, researches, and designs digital development solutions and works on business acquisition.

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While in graduate school for international development, Carmen Conley was surprised to learn there was an emerging field of international democracy assistance, where she could apply her practical U.S. political experience in campaigns to her development studies.

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Mily Cortés-Posas has more than 15 years of experience in renewable energy and cleaner production, working for the last six years for DAI in Honduras as a renewable energy and cleaner production specialist.

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Twenty years ago, John Costenbader graduated from a small New England college and felt a need to see how the rest of the world lived. Joining the Peace Corps, John served as a forestry volunteer on the edge of the Sahara Desert in Mali’s remote Dogon Plateau region.

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Donal Cotter has more than more than 23 years of experience in the fields of finance and economic growth, including 15 years of experience in international development. He has held management roles on five major donor-funded economic growth initiatives in transitioning economies.

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Sani Daher, Chief Operating Officer for the USG Business Unit, overseas all regions of the unit, contracts, and operations.

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Noemi Danao-Schroeder most recently served as Chief of Party for the United for Justice project in Honduras, a position to which she brought over 30 years of international development experience.

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Gareth Davies is a Senior Principal Global Practice Specialist with DAI and a nine-time Chief of Party managing projects focused on complex economic, trade an public financial management reforms.

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Peter Dimitroff holds more than 20 years of international development and project management experience, primarily in the Middle East and Afghanistan and focusing on anti-corruption, budget transparency, legislative strengthening, and women’s empowerment.

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Matthew Dixon is an environment and project management professional focused on further strengthening business operations and project finance in the Sustainable Business Group.

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Lief Doerring is a senior international development expert, leader, and portfolio manager with more than 20 years of experience working in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and the Pacific.

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For the last decade, Keith Doxtater has provided strategic direction and project management expertise from both the field and home office for U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) projects in Indonesia, Kenya, Myanmar, the Philippines, Somalia, and Sri Lanka.

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With a consistent focus on the integration of user-centered design in digital development, Talia conducts digital strategic analyses, manages digital projects, and supports the Center for Digital Acceleration in its innovation work, for example by managing the implementation of digital prizes and challenges.

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Elizabeth Elfman, a health specialist, began her career in Massachusetts working to accelerate health care delivery. Seven years later she has accrued a vast array of experience working and studying health systems.

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Clive English is a highly experienced project manager and adviser with more than 35 years of project experience in Africa, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and South Asia.

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Thomas Erdmann specializes in natural resources management. A trained forester, he offers expertise in community forestry, agroforesty, ecoregional or landscape-scale conservation and development, conservation forestry, and land use planning.

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Juan Estrada-Valle is an international expert in agriculture, trade, investment, and stability.

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Arsalan Faheem works with our London-based Private Sector Development practice, where he is responsible for advising DAI’s portfolio of economic development programmes, as well as growing the practice through client development.

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Jeremy Finch heads up the internal audit, ethics, and compliance functions for DAI Europe. As such, he is the custodian of the control environment for the company and its complex network across the project portfolio as well as being the liaison for DAI Europe’s formidable ethics policy and exemplary code of business conduct.

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Darrell Freund has advised clients and governments in more than 20 countries in economic development, social development and protection, infrastructure, and government administration and civil service.

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Christina brings 10 years of experience in sustainable development, anti-corruption work, public sector governance, and political economy analysis across sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

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Natasha Gaskin-Peters is an economist with experience in both micro- and macroeconomics with DAI’s Sustainable Business Group.

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Craig Geddes brings more than 16 years of experience working in both domestic and international markets focusing on government relations initiatives and development programs in education, protection, youth, gender and citizen advocacy.

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Polly Gillingam joined DAI in 2000 and has 25 years of experience in the international development sector.

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Enrique Giraldo has more than 20 years of experience in tax policy and administration, demonstrated management credentials in leading U.S. Agency for International Development projects, and established credibility with Salvadoran counterparts.

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Johannes “John” Go has grants management, operational, and financial experience, having worked on various DAI programs since 2000.

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Eduardo Gonzalez-Pier is an economist with more than 20 years of experience in the health and social security sectors.

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Ric Goodman’s focus is on solutions to extreme poverty and vulnerability, often in hard to reach areas. He broadened his work to include the provision of goods and services to populations in remote areas, often in fragile ecosystems and environments, where people’s livelihoods are inherently fragile.

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Bill Grant has played an important role in the development and application of subsector and value chain approaches.

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Deborah Greebon is an education and capacity building specialist with more than 15 years of experience developing, managing, and evaluating projects across Latin America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

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Since joining DAI in 2000, Colleen Green has served as a microfinance specialist providing short-term support to bank downscaling and other programs to benefit micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises

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For 30 years, Jonathan Greenham has focused on identifying new options for agribusiness entrepreneurs in developing countries, improving production, increasing access to markets, and forging public-private partnerships.

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Nandi Hall is a Principal Project Manager with more than 15 years of experience working in international development in both the private and nongovernmental sector.

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As part of DAI’s Sustainable Business Group, Haaniah Hamid provides technical and development support for the Local Content Plan and Reporting platform.

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Asha Harrison is a project manager with experience bringing innovative project design and management approaches to conflict, transitional, and stabilization contexts.

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Jeremy “Jez” Haslam is an international development and crisis response specialist with more than 17 years of experience delivering programs in countries facing complex emergencies, conflict, or political transition.

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Brigit Helms has more than 25 years of experience pioneering innovative approaches to financial inclusion and seeking enterprise and market-based solutions to poverty.

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Patrick Henry leads the Centre for Local Business Development in Guyana.

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Specializing in public finance, Eunice Heredia-Ortiz has helped governments in many countries transform their fiscal policy and management, laying the foundations for more efficient and accountable use of public resources, better public service delivery, and improved living standards.

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Kate Heuisler is currently the Chief of Party for the Development Innovations project in Cambodia, a project designed as an innovation “lab” to support civil society organizations, social enterprises and young innovators to design and use of information and communication technology (ICT) tools to better address local community needs.

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Said Abu Hijleh, DAI Country Director in Palestine, is an executive manager and private enterprise development specialist with more than 25 years of experience building economic resilience and creating market linkages for the West Bank and Gaza.

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Nick Hobgood has 30 years of experience leading complex, multisector development projects in humanitarian response, democratic initiatives, community-based natural resource management, agriculture, and small business development.

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Allen Hollenbach is a Senior Project Manager in the Environment and Health Team, Asia region. He specializes in governance and the environment, with an emphasis on environmental services finance and local government administration.

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Anne-Sofia Holmberg is a Project Director responsible for management of our portfolio of European Union programmes and a team of project managers.

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Rebecca Homan supports product development, technical delivery, and new business efforts for the Supplier Registration Portal (SRP), the Sustainable Business Group’s software tool.

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Leland Howard is the Strategic Recruitment Manager for DAI’s Center for Secure and Stable States.

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Don Humpal has worked for more than 30 years on agricultural production, postharvest handling and storage, marketing, and food safety programs, primarily in Africa as well as in Eastern Europe, the Caribbean, and Middle East.

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Bronwyn Irwin is an agricultural economist who specializes in strengthening agricultural market systems to increase competitiveness while preserving natural resources, increasing food security, and integrating gender.

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Antonio Iskandar is leading DAI’s efforts in the Citizen Security area by supporting business development efforts, the generation of knowledge and technical products, and the successful implementation of projects within that practice.

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Bobby Jefferson, a leader in the field of information and communications technology for development, is working to expand DAI’s range of digital health services.

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Jeremy Kanthor’s interest in governance started during a high school trip to Dakar, Senegal, that coincided with presidential elections. After observing an opposition rally and getting caught between opposition supporters hurling rocks and police using tear gas, he was quickly ushered into the home of the leading opposition candidate, Abdoulaye Wade.

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Jeremy Keeton specializes in biodiversity conservation and climate change, with an emphasis on environmental governance, climate change adaptation, and anti-wildlife trafficking.

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Umer Khanzada is providing technical leadership to DAI’s European approach to effective monitoring and evaluation and to support all efforts geared towards Managing for Development Results across the entire portfolio.

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Hélène Kirémidjian has 10 years of professional experience in analysis, design, and implementation of economic growth projects focusing on value chain development and business enabling environment reform.

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Alexander Kitain is a Harvard-trained public administration professional with a unique combination of skills in tax policy, tax and customs administration, tax and financial accounting, trade, economics, and public finance.

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Tine Knott is the Vice President of the Center for Secure and Stable States where she provides strategic leadership of DAI’s work in fragile states.

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Kimberly Kohn supports the development of economic tools, contributes to new business efforts, and delivers technical projects to clients as part of DAI’ Sustainable Business Group.

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Rémy Kormos has more than 22 years of experience in international business law, implementing business environment reform, commercial law, and judicial reform in developing and transitioning countries.

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Dr. Rodion Kraus is a Senior Technical Adviser for DAI Global Health and the Project Director for the Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Program (TDDAP), which works in six countries to strengthen health systems and institutions to deliver better health security and improve disease preparedness and response.

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Marina Krivoshlykova specializes in enterprise development and competitiveness. She provides technical assistance and management support to private sector development projects worldwide, focusing on issues of value chain strengthening, market analysis, and design of strategies for firm and industry competitiveness.

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John Leckie has 19 years of international project experience in the land, natural resources, and environment sectors in Europe, Africa, Central and Southeast Asia, and South America.

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Sarah Leigh-Hunt 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.

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John Lindsay leads DAI’s Workforce Development and Youth practice, specializing in developing market-driven products and services that improve competitiveness for enterprises and employment opportunities for youth.

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Donald Lunan is the Director of the Delivery Unit in DAI’s Europe office, overseeing the implementation of DAI’s portfolio of programmes with multilateral and UK bilateral donors.

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Chris MacDonald is a supply chain management and procurement and contracting professional with 36 years of experience working for Shell International. He advises private-sector clients on local content development strategies for DAI’s Sustainable Business Group.

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Rich Magnani has worked in agriculture and agribusiness for more than 30 years—first in commercial consulting and the past 25 years at DAI with a continuing focus on agriculture development by leveraging public private partnerships.

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Sarah Maguire is the Director of the Governance team at DAI Europe. Sarah practiced at the Bar of England and Wales in criminal defence, immigration, asylum, and family law before joining the U.K. Department for International Development as Senior Human Rights Adviser.

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Sakil Malik is DAI’s Senior Global Practice Leader for Education. He has more than 23 years of experience working in international development and international project management, focused on education in conflict programs.

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Greg Maly has spent his career working at the intersection of global development and diplomacy, technology, and the arts.

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Joey Manfredo specializes in environment program management, communications, and training design and facilitation, with a focus on climate change adaptation in small island states.

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Ben Mann is the Global Practice Lead for Development Results, overseeing efforts to improve project results through better monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management, and learning, and the systems that support them.

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John Maris explores ways in which DAI can invest in enterprises that align with the company’s mission and create value for people around the world.

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Dan Martinko is a Senior Governance Specialist, providing thought leadership and technical assistance to DAI’s overseas projects and business development efforts.

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James McIntyre Brown is the Health Practice Director for Europe and joined DAI in May 2017.

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Dr. Andrew McKenzie has more than 30 years of experience in capacity building and management of health systems and services, working in the public sector, the private sector, in universities, and in nongovernmental organisations.

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William McKenzie is a Director within DAI’s Sustainable Business Group, supporting the leadership team in strategy, client relations, organization development, and delivery management.

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Doug McLean provides strategic management and operational support to priority projects and countries and is part of the Sustainable Business Group technical leadership support team in areas related to innovation program design, management of accelerators, small business development, coding, and access to finance.

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Jeffrey Mecaskey has more than 35 years of experience in health and political economics, health policy, and management. He is the Team Leader for the Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Program (TDDAP), which works in six countries to strengthen health systems and institutions to deliver better health security and improve disease preparedness and response.

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Alyssa Menz is a Senior Analyst in DAI’s Sustainable Business Group (SBG) specializing in local content and global supply chain development.

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Chloe Messenger is a Consultant within DAI’s dedicated Center for Digital Acceleration, working across business units and donors to help integrate new technologies into development work.

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For more than 25 years, Chrys Miliaras has helped build sound and inclusive financial systems in more than 20 countries that promote economic growth and reduce poverty.

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Charlotte Mitchell is a public health specialist with more than nine years of wide-ranging United Kingdom and international experience.

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Danijela Kostic performs management, coordination, planning, and assessments of information and communications technology (ICT) projects, writing technical documentation, reviewing ICT components for DAI projects, working on proposals with ICT components, and designing tailored solutions for project beneficiaries.

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Michelle Morgan has dedicated her 25-year career to private sector development—and improving local knowledge, skills, and processes for sustained economic growth.

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Galia Nurko is an Associate Digital Specialist at DAI’s Center for Digital Acceleration.

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Judith Ogedegbe serves as Executive Director for DAI in Nigeria, responsible for all of DAI’s operations in Nigeria.

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Trevor’s eclectic professional background encompasses technology, electro-mechanical engineering, software development, data analytics, and musical performance.

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Melanie Beth Oliviero has for 35 years worked for human rights and human development. As a strategic adviser on alliances and global business solutions at DAI, she draws on her expertise in corporate social responsibility, global philanthropy, civil society strengthening, and human rights and economic empowerment.

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Kurt Olsson has 30 years of experience in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors focused primarily on business development, marketing, and public relations.

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A professional engineer by training, Bill has led numerous infrastructure and development projects for donors in countries around the world. He contributes to DAI’s water, environment, and infrastructure programs as part of the Technical Services team.

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Ejonta Pashaj learned of DAI through a public administration program DAI was implementing in Albania. Ejonta says she was impressed with how DAI approaches working with local governments, especially the emphasis on citizen participation in municipal decision making.

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Daxa Patel has 18 years of multi-country, multimillion-pound project delivery experience. Daxa has built and led large multicultural teams in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Russia and provided troubleshooting, mentoring support, and expertise to achieve success on both a managerial and consultancy basis.

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Gustavo Payan is an international development specialist with experience in conflict-affected and fragile environments.

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Skye Perske is focused on ensuring excellence in DAI programming, thought leadership in countering violent extremism (CVE), and new business activities.

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Kent Piper has more than 25 years of professional experience, largely in senior or executive management roles. Steeped in various aspects of corporate finance and operations, he also has direct program management experience in client engagements.

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As a Digital Specialist at DAI’s Center for Digital Acceleration, Inta Plostins works at the intersection of digital tools and development.

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Alma Porciuncula has been leading DAI’s work in the Philippines on innovative financing for water supply and sanitation projects, policy, and regulatory and utility reform since 1994.

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David Pottebaum has more than 27 years of technical and managerial experience focusing on institutional and organizational development, public administration transparency and accountability, policy reform, and rural agricultural development.

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Dr. Paula Quigley is a medical doctor with more than 27 years of experience in programme management, monitoring and evaluation, and health systems strengthening.

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Angie Quintela is an education and governance specialist with a cross-cutting focus on gender and inclusion, and is a founding member of DAI’s education practice.

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Kristi Ragan leads The Invest Project, a flagship USAID program to research, develop, and build “blended finance” solutions for development challenges.

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Zaki Raheem is private sector development specialist, where he engages in market assessments that look to link micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises and producers to growing markets.

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Eva Rahman specializes in strategic communications to facilitate evidence uptake and learning for change, improved accountability, and better development outcomes.

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Bhairav Raja serves clients in our Sustainable Business Group’s corporate social investment portfolio, including multinational corporations in retail and oil and gas.

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Jonathan Randall has been working at the intersection of sustainable economic development, climate change, and environmental conservation for more than 17 years.

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Richard Rapier for 15 years has worked in domestic and international programs addressing water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), water and waste resource management, and environmental and social impact assessment and management in infrastructure.

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Mark Rasmuson currently serves as Senior Technical and Management Advisor for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Preparedness and Response Project.

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Gregg Ravenscroft is a Principal Project Manager with more than 12 years of experience negotiating the diverse challenges that come with successfully designing and implementing international, aid-funded, development projects in fragile states.

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Matthew Roberts is Monitoring and Evaluation Manager on DAI’s Land Investment for Transformation programme (LIFT), a six-year project to improve the incomes of the rural poor in Ethiopia.

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Kristen Roggemann has extensive field experience in the Middle East and Africa working on mobile-for-development initiatives in both public and private sector contexts.

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Ian Rose, a lawyer specializing in land tenure, property rights, and access to justice, has led long-term projects in Colombia, Lebanon, Mozambique, and Cabo Verde.

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Chris Rose is a Senior Development Specialist with DAI Europe’s Energy, Environment, and Climate Change practice.

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Peter Ross has been a permanent member of staff for 25 years. A member of the project management team, he is responsible for planning and managing our current long-term DFID-funded programmes in Malawi, Nigeria, and Zambia.

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Mark Rostal is an expert in designing financial services and products for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in developing countries, offering directly applicable technical expertise and senior management experience.

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Pieter de Ruijter has more than 30 years of experience in health care technology systems development, specialising in the design and development of planning and management software, and the development of computerised management and planning tools.

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Amanda Ryan specializes in local content for the mining and oil and gas industries and supports data and policy analysis, project management, and business development for DAI’s Sustainable Business Group.

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Rob Ryan-Silva is an international development professional with nearly 25 years of experience using systems approaches to achieve development results. Rob joined DAI in 2002.

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Robert Salerno a global health and development practitioner with 15 years of experience working on complex development projects for a variety of donor and private sector clients.

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John Sampson has 14 years of experience leading complex, high-speed programs in conflict, post-conflict, and fragile environments, including stability and transition, countering violent extremism, governance, emergency assistance, crisis management, infrastructure, and civil-military coordination programs.

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Joe Sanders has 18 years of experience, including more than 10 years of full-time management experience on projects funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

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Kongkona Sarma is an experienced economic development specialist who started her career in the capital markets, gaining skills in financial valuation, corporate restructuring, and quantitative research.

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Darren Saywell has 25 years of experience in practice, research and policy development in water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), with a particular focus on solutions in urban environments.

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Nadia Scharen-Guivel designs and implements energy and infrastructure projects and programs to private and public entities for donors in Latin America, Southeast Asia, and Africa.

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Susan Scribner is DAI’s Vice President for Health Systems Solutions, with responsibility for health systems strengthening and global health security.

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Christopher Seeley is an expert in sustainable livelihoods, alternative development, and the design and management of large-scale, multi-objective environmental programs.

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Julie Sellers is a Workforce and Development and Youth Specialist with more than five years of experience.

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Cathy Shaw is a Principal Project Manager at DAI Europe, having joined the company in 2001. Formerly a researcher in economic development in transition countries, Cathy has worked on long-term programmes in Nigeria and Russia, eastern Europe and central Asia.

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With a background in conflict management, political science, and governance, Aaron Sheldon brings more than 10 years of experience to technical and operational assignments.

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Fiona Shera has more than 25 years of experience in international development, with a strong focus on trade. In addition to providing technical leadership on DAI’s trade work, she is Technical Director of the Arab Women’s Enterprise Fund, covering Egypt and Jordan.

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Michael Siebert is a management consultant with 20 years of experience in human resource management, service management and planning, organisational development, and information systems.

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Katja Silva-Leander is a Director at DAI, specialized in inclusive economic growth, with 17 years of experience working in the financial services and international development fields.

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Heather Skilling has more than 25 years of experience in strengthening water and sanitation service delivery through analytic, project design, evaluation, and consulting work with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), The World Bank, Asian Development Bank, the U.K. Department for International Development, private consulting firms, and others.

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Dr. Emmanuel Sokpo is a specialist clinician with extensive training in public health.

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Alejandro brings extensive experience working on development projects across Central America and the Caribbean.

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Miniratu Soyoola has more than 20 years of experience in health and social development programme implementation, coordination, and strategy development.

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Bruce Spake leads the company’s development initiatives in the Middle East, North Africa, and Afghanistan.

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Ruth Sparrey is Director of Managing for Development Results in our Europe office.

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Monique St. Jarre is an international development professional with a passion for private sector engagement, sustainability, and partnerships.

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Patricia Sturgess has a unique background that combines more than 13 years of experience in the private, public and voluntary sectors, with expertise in livelihoods, aid management, international relations and security, and political analysis.

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Since joining DAI in 2006, Katie Taratus has supported projects focused on health security, food and nutritional security, livelihoods, economic strengthening, and resiliency.

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David Tardif-Douglin runs Africa Lead II, a project that builds the capacity of agriculture professionals, institutions and stakeholders to position African leaders and institutions at the forefront of increased agricultural productivity and food security.

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Georgia Taylor has been working on gender, women’s economic empowerment, private sector development and sexual and reproductive health for more than 20 years.

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Carmen Tedesco is the Technology Manager for DAI’s Managing for Development Results team, focusing on developing data systems.

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Roberto Toso is a senior economist with more than 25 years of international development experience working on financial sector reform, economic policy, public financial management, international trade, and competitiveness strategy.

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As Operations Manager for DAI’s Sustainable Business Group, Christine Traylor develops and implements new processes that help the group streamline key business functions.

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Boaz Tumwesigye joined DAI in 2010 as a member of the project management team, providing technical direction and oversight of sustainable, ecotourism development projects in and around Nyungwe National Park, one of the region’s most spectacular destinations.

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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.

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Shannon Vasamsetti ’s work has focused on the nexis of climate change, rural livelihoods, and natural resource management.

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As a Principal Analytics Specialist for DAI’s Sustainable Business Group, Lucas Vinze brings extensive experience working with international supply chains.

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Catherine Wallis has worked in international development for 14 years with public, commercial, and nonprofit clients across inclusive and sustainable agricultural supply chains, climate, and environmental sectors.

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Mike Walsh’s credentials as DAI’s leading watchdog were earned over a 30-year career of scrutinizing procurement worldwide. During tenures as the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) contracting officer in Bangladesh, Egypt, and East Africa, Mike managed some of the most successful and innovative projects in the USAID portfolio.

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Mark Walter is an international development lawyer specializing in the business-enabling environment, commercial dispute resolution, trade policy reform and assessment, and drafting and implementation of commercial law.

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Michael Warner is one of the world’s leading authorities on local content in the context of the oil and gas, mining, and infrastructure sectors.

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For the last 20 years, Walter Weaver has focused his broad interests in development on environment projects in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and parts of Africa.

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Helle Weeke specializes in trade, investment, and legal development issues. As Chief of Party and Senior Technical Advisor to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Vietnam Competitiveness Initiative, she supported the release of the Provincial Competitiveness Index.

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Kirsten Weeks has more than 17 years of experience in designing, implementing, and managing donor-funded global health projects.

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Willet Weeks has four decades of experience in Africa, mostly in conflict and postconflict zones. He is especially knowledgeable about the cultures and the political and social dynamics of the Great Lakes region.

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Samantha Weinberg is an international development professional with a background in corporate social responsibility, business and human rights, and corruption. She is currently a Lead Analyst for the Sustainable Business Group supporting the group’s software products, Corporate Social Investment portfolio, and Industrial Baseline Studies.

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Yasmine Williams is the enterprise development and communications specialist for the Shell LiveWIRE global consultancy, DAI’s project supporting Shell’s flagship enterprise development program.

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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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Geoffrey Wright is a senior trade and regulatory reform leader with 26 years of experience.

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John Yates leads DAI’s Global Practice for Public Financial Management covering macroeconomic policy, domestic resource mobilization, budget planning and execution, tax and customs administration, central banking, trade and investment policy, and the business enabling environment.

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Robin Young is Principal Global Practice Specialist for DAI with 25 years of experience as technical advisor and team leader on investment and financial services projects and engagements in developing and frontier markets.

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Zehra Zaidi is the Director for Education in DAI’s Europe office and has designed and led programmes focused on education, innovation, governance, and social entrepreneurship.

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Waleed Zaru oversees the U.S. Government Operations and Systems Team.

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Joy White is an international management specialist with more than 20 years of experience in international development, information technology systems, and foreign policy.

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