LPSI Secretariat and Board of Advisors

The Local Public Sector Initiative (LPSI) is a broad partnership of researchers, multi-lateral and bilateral development agencies, non-governmental development organizations and research institutions. LPSI is led by Dr. Jamie Boex, and its Secretariat function is provided by LPS Associates, LLC, in Alexandria, Virginia. The Initiative's research and activities are guided by a Board of Advisors.


Jamie Boex
Managing Director, LPS Associates, LLC
E-mail: jamieboex@gmail.com
Dr. Jamie Boex leads the Local Public Sector Initiative. He is a senior public finance expert with extensive experience in fiscal decentralization and fiscal policy reforms in twenty developing and transition countries around the world.
 



Charles Cadwell
Director, Urban Institute Center on International Development and Governance
E-mail: ccadwell@urban.org
Charles Cadwell is a member of LPSI's Board of Advisors. As Director of the Urban Institute Center on International Development and Governance, Mr. Cadwell coordinates the research and technical assistance efforts of UI staff and partners in projects around the globe.
 



Renata Simatupang
Research Fellow, Local Public Sector Initiative
E-mail: rsimatupang@gmail.com
Dr. Renata Simatupang, based in Jakarta, Indonesia, is a Research Fellow with the Local Public Sector Initiative. She is a public finance expert with extensive experience in subnational governance and finance in Indonesia.
 



Francois Vaillancourt
Professor, Universite de Montreal
E-mail: francois.vaillancourt@umontreal.ca
Professor Francois Vaillancourt is a member of LPSI's Board of Advisors. Professor Vaillancourt (Ph.D. Queens, 1978) is am emeritus professor at the Economics Department of the Universite de Montreal and a Fellow at CIRANO.
 



Serdar Yilmaz
Senior Economist, World Bank
E-mail: syilmaz@worldbank.org
Dr. Serdar Yilmaz is a member of LPSI's Board of Advisors. Dr. Yilmaz is a Senior Economist with the World Bank in Washington, DC.