Leadership

GDI’s leadership structure is grounded in strong partnerships. The Advisory Board helps ensure GDI remains true to its mission, the Steering Committee is responsible for deciding the priorities and strategy of GDI, and Action Committees support the GDI Secretariat in the implementation of specific initiatives.

Advisory Board

Co-chair, GDI Advisory Board & Director General of the Sectoral Department
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Director
JICA Research Institute
President
Korea Development Institute
Chief, Division of Knowledge Management
Inter-American Development Bank
Director, International Economic Cooperation Strategy Division
Ministry of Economy and Finance, Korea
Co-chair, GDI Advisory Board & Director, Global Operations Knowledge Management
World Bank Group
Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning
USAID
Executive Director
BRAC
Director, Partnerships, Communications and Partnerships Group
United Nations Office for Project Services
Executive Director
Mercy Corps Europe
Director General, Strategy, Policy and Review Department
Asian Development Bank
Deputy Director General, Department of International Economic & Financial Cooperation
Ministry of Finance, Government of China

Steering Committee

Markets and Learning Advisor
Mercy Corps
Co-chair, GDI Steering Committee & Program Director
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Director, Results Management and Aid Effectiveness Division, Strategy, Policy and Review Department
Asian Development Bank
Lead Specialist, Department of Knowledge, Innovation and Communication
Inter-American Development Bank
Executive Vice-president, China Center for International Knowledge on Development
Ministry of Finance, Government of China
Deputy Director, International Economic Cooperation Strategy Division
Ministry of Economy and Finance, Korea
Co-chair, GDI Steering Committee & Manager, Strategy & Operations, Global Operations Knowledge Management Unit
World Bank Group
Head, Washington DC Office
United Nations Office for Project Services
Senior Director, Office for Global Issues and Development Partnership
Japan International Cooperation Agency
Vice President
BRAC, USA 
Managing Director, Development Research Center
KDI School of Public Policy and Management