EDITORIAL BOARD

Jamie Boex
Managing Director, LPS Associates, LLC
E-mail: jamieboex@gmail.com
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.

Tom Hart
Senior Research Fellow, ODI

Email: t.hart@odi.org.uk
Tom is a Research Fellow with ODI’s Development and Public Finance group and a member of Decentralization.Net’s Editorial Board.

Gundula Löffler
Research Fellow, ODI

Email: g.loeffler@odi.org.uk
Gundula is a Research Fellow with ODI’s Development and Public Finance group and a member of Decentralization.Net’s editorial board.

Petar Stoykov
Governance Consultant, World Bank
E-mail: pstoykov@worldbank.org
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.

Serdar Yilmaz
Lead Public Sector Specialist, World Bank
E-mail: syilmaz@worldbank.org
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

Paul Smoke
Professor, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University

Email: paul.smoke@nyu.edu
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.

Nicholas Awortwi
Director, Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS), Accra, Ghana

Email: info@ilgs-edu.org
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.

Amy Gill
Team Leader, Core Government Functions and Local Governance, UNDP

Email: amita.gill@undp.org
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.

David Jackson
Director of Local Development Finance, United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
Email: david.jackson@uncdf.org
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.

Roy Kelly
Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

Email: roykelly@duke.edu
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).

Francois Vaillancourt
Professor, Universite de Montreal
E-mail: francois.vaillancourt@umontreal.ca
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.