People Directory

Ali Abbas

Executive Director

Muhammad Ahmad Amin

Program Director

Marly Augustine

Manso Bagura

Policy Lead

Michael Carlos Best

Michael Callen

Ali Cheema

Alexander Chirambo

Emile Eleveld

Titilola Akindeinde

Executive Director

Dr. Titilola Akindeinde has over 20 years of experience in Economic Policy and Strategy in the UK and Nigeria. She has a proven track record as a UK government economist, a consultant providing technical support to the Government of Nigeria, and as Team Leader/Programme Manager implementing FCDO funded Policy Development Facility (PDF) programmes, where she demonstrated success in leadership, programme management, strategic thinking and engagement, analytical decision making, economic analysis, and policy and strategy development. She has led teams and consultants in economic and governmental interventions and communicated the results effectively to various stakeholders and audiences. Dr. Akindeinde has a highly developed political awareness, understanding of economic policies and growth, and wide-reaching networks through her experience working at a high level within government. This awareness underscores her ability to use political judgement and sensitivity in managing relationships with senior government and private sector actors as evidenced in her leadership of PDF.


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Moyo Arewa

Program Director

Moyo is a researcher, policy professional, and program manager currently serving as the Program Director for the Local Government Revenue Initiative (LoGRI). In this capacity, he oversees all aspects of LoGRI’s research and advisory operations and provides strategic support to LoGRI’s Executive Director and Chair. He was previously the Manager for Strategic Initiatives at the International Centre for Tax and Development and, before then, a Policy Development Officer at the City of Toronto. His research has focused on understanding how digital technologies impact tax policy, administration, and public service delivery. He has a wealth of experience using his management, engagement, and research skills to address policy, governance, and administrative challenges. Moyo received his master’s degree from the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.


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Camille Barras

Policy Lead

Camille Barras is the Policy Lead for the Local Government Revenue Initiative (LoGRI). Her areas of work and interest encompass public governance and administration, subnational governance, intergovernmental relations and state-society relations – and their connection with taxation. She is also interested in questions related to the effectiveness and evolution of international development as a field, in evidence generation and uptake as well as in research methods (quantitative, mixed, evaluation). She completed, in 2023, a PhD at the University of Cambridge, investigating the effects of decentralization on political attitudes and behaviours, and holds academic qualifications in political science, public policy and law. Previously, she worked during seven years at the intersection of practice and research, mainly in the international development sector across a variety of organizations and projects in West/North Africa, South/East Asia and Europe. Among others, she worked for a local governance project at UNDP, was a project manager for impact evaluations at the Center for Evaluation and Development and consulted for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.


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