Managing Director, LPS Associates, LLC
Dr. Jamie Boex leads the Local Public Sector Initiative / Alliance and co-chairs the Editorial Board for Decentralization Net. He is a senior public finance expert with experience in decentralization, localization and public sector reforms in over 20 countries around the world.
Senior Research Fellow, ODI
Tom is a Research Fellow with ODI’s Development and Public Finance group and a member of Decentralization.Net’s Editorial Board.
Research Fellow, ODI
Gundula is a Research Fellow with ODI’s Development and Public Finance group and a member of Decentralization.Net’s editorial board.
Governance Consultant, World Bank
Petar Stoykov is a World Bank consultant whose current work focuses mainly on decentralization while he has prior experience in projects dealing with public sector strengthening and reform, anticorruption and digital development.
Lead Public Sector Specialist, World Bank
Dr. Serdar Yilmaz is co-chair of the Editorial Board for Decentralization.Net and member of the Local Public Sector Alliance Board of Advisors. Dr. Yilmaz is the Global Lead for Subnational Governance and Decentralization at the World Bank in Washington, DC.
BOARD OF ADVISORS
Professor, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University
Paul Smoke is a Professor of Public Finance and Planning and Director of International Programs at NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service. Professor Smoke chairs the Local Public Sector Alliance Board of Advisors.
Director, Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS), Accra, Ghana
Nicholas Awortwi is the Director of the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) in Accra, Ghana. Dr. Awortwi is a member of the Local Public Sector Alliance Board of Advisors.
Team Leader, Core Government Functions and Local Governance, UNDP
Amy Gill is Team Leader, Core Government Functions and Local Governance at UNDP Headquarters in New York and a member of the Local Public Sector Alliance Advisory Board.
Director of Local Development Finance, United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
David is the Director of Local Development Finance at the United Nations Capital Development Fund and a member of the Local Public Sector Alliance Advisory Board.
Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
Roy Kelly is a member of Local Public Sector Alliance Advisory Board. He is a Professor of the Practice of Public Policy, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University and directs the Program on Fiscal Decentralization and Local Government Financial Management at the Duke Center for International Development (DCID).
Professor, Universite de Montreal
Professor Francois Vaillancourt is a member of Local Public Sector Alliance Board of Advisors. Professor Vaillancourt (Ph.D. Queens, 1978) is an emeritus professor at the Economics Department of the Universite de Montreal and a Fellow at CIRANO.