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

Programme Direction

Simon Gill
Director

Marcus Manuel
Strategy Advisor

Alastair McKechnie
Senior Research Associate

Support Team

Myra Bernardi
Operations and Partnerships Manager

Ilinca Balan
Project Officer

Tom Clark
Project Officer

Sarah Parker
PA to Director/ Project Administrator

 

South Sudan 

Emmanuel Ssewankambo
Country Programme Manager - South Sudan & Uganda

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

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

Matt Geddes
Aid Management

Liberia

Tove Strauss 
Country Programme Manager 

Alastair McKechnie
Senior Research Associate

Jeremy Clarke
Research Associate

Imran Aziz
Advisor - Budget

Matthew Mirecki
Advisor - Budget

Hazel Granger
Advisor - Revenue Tax Policy

Bernard Sanya
Natural Resources Tax Revenue Advisor

Emil Sunley
Senior Revenue Advisor

Chris Sheehan
Senior Revenue Advisor

DRC      

Brian Ames
Country Director

Andrew Rogerson
Senior Research Associate

Stephane Muninda
Resident Advisor - Revenue Mobilisation/Decentralisation

Ibrahima Ndiaye
Expert - Accounting and Treasury Management

Pierre Martineau
Advisor - Revenue mobilisation / Decentralisation

Mark Minford
Senior Expert – Budgetary Reform and Public Spending

Dominique Bouley
Senior Expert – Accounting and Treasury Management

Daouda Bayili
Expert – Budgetary Reform and Public Spending

Vincent Fruchart
Expert – Monitoring and Evaluation

Uganda 

Tim Williamson
Country Programme Manager 

Gerald Twijukye
Coordinator - Uganda Programme

Victor Otum
IT Advisor

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+            

Myra Bernardi
Operations and Partnership Manager

Alastair McKechnie
Senior Research Associate

Helen Tilley 
Research Fellow

Lisa Denney 
Research Officer

Habib Mayar
Senior Policy Specialist

Hamzah Zekrya
g7+ Programme Officer

Gideon Rabinowitz
Research Officer

Paddy Carter
Research Fellow

Research & Dissemination

Philipp Krause
Head of Research

Bryn Welham
Research Fellow

Shakira Mustapha
Research Officer

Sierd Hadley
Research Officer

Tom Hart
Research Officer

Mark Miller
Research Fellow