ABOUT

The Budget Strengthening Initiative is hosted by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Britain’s leading think tank on international development, and a leader in research on public finance management in developing and fragile states. 

BSI was established in May 2010 and is funded until March 2015.

WHO WE ARE

Marcus Manuel
Strategy Advisor

Alistair McKechnie

Senior Research Associate

Director

Simon Gill
Director

Support Team

Myra Bernardi
Project Manager

Cinzia Cimmino
Project Officer

Vacant
Project Officer

Emma Myers
PA to Director/ Project Administrator

Paolo Ziggiotti

Budget Transparency Officer

South Sudan 

Emmanuel Ssewankambo
Country Programme Manager - South Sudan & Uganda

Brian D'Silva 
Senior Advisor - Aid Policy

Steven Symansky

Senior Advisor - PFM Reform

Fiona Davies 
Advisor - PFM Reform, Planning and Budgeting

Tom Hart
Advisor - Local PFM, Planning and Budgeting

Samuel Moon
Advisor - Planning, Budgeting and Aid Policy

Tim Williamson
Advisor - Local Services Support

Martin Morris Wabwire  
Advisor – Sector and Local Planning and Budgeting


Monica Musiime
Administrator - South Sudan and Uganda Programme

Maina Fides Wanjiku

Lead Consultant - Local Govt. Human Resource Management

Cathal Long

Budget Advisor

Peter Lilford 

Advisor - Institutional Strengthening

Per Tidemand

Advisor - Local Services Support

Liberia

Tove Strauss 
Country Programme Manager - Liberia

Alastair McKechnie
Senior Research Associate

Jeremy Clarke
Research Associate

Imran Aziz
Advisor - Budget

Edward Corcoran / Graham Prentice
Advisor - Budget

DRC      

Brian Ames
Country Director

Catherine Dom
Senior Advisor - Local Services Support

Andrew Rogerson
Senior Research Associate

Stephane Muninda
Advisor - Decentralisation and PFM

Daouda Bayili 

Resident Coach / Expert

Ibrahima Ndiaye

Advisor - PFA

Pierre Martineau

Advisor - Revenue mobilisation / Decentralisation

Uganda

Tim Williamson
Country Programme Manager - South Sudan & Uganda

Gerald Twijukye
Coordinator - Uganda Programme

Tom Hart
Advisor - Local PFM, Planning and Budgeting

Samuel Moon
Advisor - Planning, Budgeting and Aid Policy

Monica Musiime
Administrator - South Sudan and Uganda Programme

Joseph Musiime 

Administrator - South Sudan and Uganda Programme

The g7+            

Claire Leigh
Head of International Partnerships

Alastair McKechnie
Senior Research Associate

Helen Tilley
Research Fellow

Habib Mayar
Senior Policy Specialist

Lisa Denney
Research Officer

Hamza Zekrya

g7+ Programme Officer

Research & Dissemination

Philipp Krause
Head of Research

Bryn Welham

Research Fellow

Shakira Mustapha

Research Officer

Helen Tilley

Research Fellow

Sierd Hadley

Research Officer

Paolo Ziggiotti

Transparency Officer