Nesit is a GIS expert focused on the OpenDCH program in Côte d'Ivoire. He leads program GIS mapping, training, and community mapping tool use.
Selam is the Ethiopia Country Lead for the Tobacco Control Data Initiative, and is based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She has a background in research and extensive experience working in the Ethiopian legal system.
Hamid Akhtar is a Frontend Developer working primarily on DG’s Tobacco Control Data Initiative.
As Senior Program Advisor, Kathryn supports DG programming at critical stages of design, startup, and adaptive implementation.
Seember is the VIFAA Country Lead for Nigeria, overseeing country-level tasks, communicating stakeholder priorities, and supporting Nigeria tool development. Seember is also Country Lead for Nigeria on the Tobacco Control Data Initiative (TCDI) team where she supports in-country implementation based on evolving project priorities.
Raymond is the Country Lead in Ghana for the VIFAA program, leading all aspects of in-country implementation.
As a Senior Associate, Winnie is the East Africa Regional Coordinator for the TCDI, and the Deputy Programme Manager for the TASAI VISTA program.
Marina Soledad Baralo is a Senior Software Engineer and Analyst based in Argentina. With an expertise in Agile methodology, Marina skillfully manages the feature development of a wide range of DG tools.
Vanessa oversees DG’s West Africa operations from our hub in Dakar. She is responsible for the West African client portfolio, including project budgets, activities follow-up, recommendations, and evaluation.
Mauricio is a full stack developer at DG, and is a front-end developer for a range of flagship data portal projects. He also focuses on designing and developing UI visualizations.
Vinisha leads learning and knowledge management at DG, with an emphasis on promoting the use of results data in development decision-making.
Daniel leads technical development of DG projects, and is the Technical Lead for the TASAI – Visualizing Information on Seeds using Technology in Africa (VISTA) program.
Aminata is Regional Program Lead working on programs throughout West Africa, including as West Africa Regional Coordinator and Nigeria Project Manager for the Tobacco Control Data Initiative.
Carmen is DG's Senior Data Advisor. She manages user-centered IT solutions for governments and development agencies, supports TASAI-VISTA, and is the product owner of the VIFAA dashboards.
Viorel is a software engineer at DG, focused on AMP. He provides on-site assistance, implements software deployment, and supports AMP training, finding on-site solutions to meet requirements.
Hamadoun leads DG's Finance Department, spanning internal finances and external client accounts. He ensures all funds are spent properly, and that DG provides accurate, auditable financial reports.
Octavian is a software engineer at DG. He works across projects at DG including the UNDG IMS, AMP, and the Administrative Data for Decisions (AD3) program.
Julian de Anquin is the Program Manager and Technical Lead of DG’s Aid Management Platform (AMP), responsible for overseeing all feature development and maintenance of nearly 30 new and existing AMP implementations.
Diego is a technical team leader. At DG, he is currently the Technical Lead of the Visualizing Insights on Fertilizer for African Agriculture (VIFAA) program.
Sebastian is a full stack developer, and is currently the Technical Team Lead for the Tobacco Control Data Initiative (TCDI) program, and works on the Administrative Data-Driven Decisions (AD3) program.
Eric Ejimba is a software engineer with a passion for designing, developing, and implementing software solutions. He is based in Nairobi, Kenya, and is primarily working on DG’s Cashew-IN project.
Fernando leads all digital development work at DG. He focuses on delivering high-quality, stable, and sustainable products, with an emphasis on user interface and user experience design.
Lindsey is the Senior Communications Advisor at Development Gateway. She leads the overall DG communications strategy and provides in-depth guidance and support for major program communications.
Emily supports DG's partnership and program development, leading proposals and managing opportunities as well as supporting strategic organizational processes.
Vanessa oversees all DG project teams. She ensures high-quality products and services, and alignment across organizational operations, strategy, and functions.
Beverley is an international lawyer with experience in project implementation, client management, policy analysis and data protection. Focused on project implementation, client management, and policy analysis.
Gabriel is a full stack developer, focused on DG projects related to aid management, open contracting, and geolocation data visualization.
Lilit is a Quality Assurance expert who manages DG's software Quality Assurance (QA) programs and teams, including leading the QA process for AMP.
Annie is DG's technical advisor for research design, indicator development, methodological guidance, and strategies for increasing the use of data for decision-making.
Rachel is a Senior Tobacco Advisor working on the Tobacco Control Data Initiative (TCDI) program. She provides strategic guidance toward the program and provides background in tobacco data within country contexts.
Constance coordinates DG’s work in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, and Nigeria for a five-year West Africa Cashew Project. She has extensive experience working with national associations and international partners to assess agricultural market and information system needs.
Sam Lee is an experienced project manager across the entire program lifecycle. His sectoral work in the international development includes health, water & sanitation, transportation, governance, and financial inclusion.
Nadejda is a technical lead and software developer at DG, building an audit automation tool for Nigeria’s Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI), and a data dashboard in Senegal as part of AD3.
Anush is a Quality Assurance Engineer, focused on Java projects and using many types of automation software to work across DG’s technical programming.
Joshua Mbai, Senior Associate, is an experienced monitoring and evaluation specialist with over ten years’ experience implementing projects that promote the use of data and evidence in public decision and policymaking.
Kathryn is the Research/Data Analyst for the Tobacco Control Data Initiative Program. She is based in Cape Town, South Africa. She is interested in bridging the gap between researchers and policy makers.
Liliana is a Technical Analyst, Test Lead, and Scrum Lead at DG. She focuses her technical expertise on functional requirements gathering, Agile Methodology, and testing.
Florence is a Senior Consultant based in South Africa. She works with the Engagement & Partnerships team, and is responsible for targeting business development opportunities, building relationships, and leading the development of proposals for new work.
Charlene is a Senior Consultant, managing the VIFAA Kenya program and leading DG’s work in Kenya on the Makueni County Open Contracting portal.
Gerald is a Software Developer on the VIFAA program and a Product Owner for the Nigeria Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) Audit Automation tool.
Huyen is a staff accountant at DG with focus on grants and contracts. She is responsible for maintaining and managing contract files, keeping an up-to-date database, and preparing grant and contract invoices.
Meshack is Urban Planning/Transit Specialist. He holds a Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering from the University of Nairobi and has 15+ years of experience in planning and implementation across Africa and in the UAE.
Sarah leads engagement and strategic partnerships at DG. She focuses on promoting efficiency, effectiveness, and impact through data and technology use.
Mihai is a technical development expert focused on software deployment, managing national and subnational country government relationships, and providing technical OC and OCDS support.
Bijana is a Senior Accountant at DG. She focuses on ensuring DG keeps detailed, accurate financial activity records throughout internal and external processes.
As CEO, Josh oversees DG’s management team and coordinating strategy and overall organizational performance. Over the past decade, Josh has managed DG programs and supported teams in more than a dozen countries.
Styopa leads DevOps at DG. He supervises systems and software deployment, configuration management, private cloud orchestration, and hardware procurements.
Martha oversees the day-to-day and strategic work of DG's operations team using an adaptive management approach to ensure each project has the right people and processes to drive data use at every level.
Llanco leads DG's user experience activities, currently UX/UI design of the Kenya, Ghana, and Nigeria dashboards for the VIFAA program.