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

Director

Simon Gill
Director

Marcus Manuel
Strategy Advisor

Alastair McKechnie
Senior Research Associate

Support Team

Myra Bernardi
Project Manager

Cinzia Cimmino
Project Officer

Tom Clark
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

Catherine Dom
Senior Advisor - Local Services Support

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 

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
Resident Advisor - Revenue
Mobilisation/Decentralisation

Daouda Bayili
Resident Coach / Expert

Ibrahima Ndiaye
Advisor - PFA

Pierre Martineau
Advisor - Revenue mobilisation / Decentralisation

Uganda 

Tim Williamson
Country Programme Manager 

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

Lisa Denney 
Research Officer

Habib Mayar
Senior Policy Specialist

Hamza Zekrya
g7+ Policy 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
Budget Transparency Officer