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

Directors

Marcus Manuel
Director

Simon Gill
Deputy Director

Support Team

Myra Bernardi
Project Manager

Cinzia Cimmino
Project Officer

Julian Tung
Project Officer

Emma Myers
PA to Director/ Project Administrator

South Sudan 

Tim Williamson
Country Programme Manager - South Sudan & Uganda

Alastair McKechnie
Senior Research Associate

Catherine Dom
Senior Advisor - Local Services Support

Brian D’Silva
Senior Advisor - Aid Policy

Steven Symansky
Senior Advisor - PFM Reform

Rebecca Simson
Research Officer

Tom Hart
Advisor - Local PFM, Planning and Budgeting

Samuel Moon
Advisor - Planning, Budgeting and Aid Policy

Emmanuel Ssewankambo 
Advisor - Local Services Support

Wabwire Martin Morris
Advisor – Sector and  Local Planning and Budgeting


Monica Musiime
Administrator - South Sudan and Uganda Programme

Liberia

Tove Strauss 
Country Programme Manager - Liberia

Alastair McKechnie
Senior Research Associate

Jeremy Clarke
Research Associate

Imran Aziz
Advisor - Budget

Sam Bartlett
Advisor - Aid Management

DRC      

Brian Ames
Country Director - DRC

Catherine Dom
Senior Advisor - Local Services Support

Andrew Rogerson
Senior Research Associate

Stephane Muninda
Advisor - Decentralisation and PFM

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

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

Rebecca Simson
Research Officer

Mafalda Marchioro
g7+ Programme Officer

Research & Dissemination

Philipp Krause
Head of Research

Ed Hedger
Head of ODI's Centre for Aid and Public Expenditure

Rebecca Simson
Research Officer

Erin Coppin
Advisor - Research

Ryan Flynn
Communications Officer