Principal, Using Evidence Inc.
Since 2013, PEP's international Board of Directors is in charge of determining broad strategic directions for the organization, defining the lines of action and institutional composition (approval/selection of partners and directors), providing oversight and monitoring the overall performance in achieving organizational goals.
The Board is composed of seven voting members – distinguished researchers and global experts in economic policy and policy analysis – and the Executive Director as an ex-officio member, and holds two official meetings annually, including one in person during the PEP Annual Conference. The current members are presented below.
Visiting Fellow, Center for Global Development
Visiting Professor, Ungku Aziz Centre for Development Studies,
University of Malaysia
Professor, School of Economics
Director, Development Policy Research Unit, Cape Town University
Director of Macroeconomic Forecasting and Research
African Development Bank
Associate Professor, School of Information and Communication, Meiji University
Mustapha K. Nabli, North Africa Bureau of Economic Studies, Tunisia (2013-2019)
Marie-Claude Martin, Alliance for Human Development, Canada (2013-2019)
Pramila Krishnan, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (2013-2019)
Stephen Wainaina, Development and Public Policy Consultant, Kenya (2013-2016)
Leonard Wantchekon, Princeton University, United States (2013-2017)
John Harriss, Simon Fraser University, Canada (2013-2016)
Ponciano Intal Jr., Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, Indonesia (2013-2016)
Nora Lustig, Tulane University, United States (2017-2018)
Xiaobo Zhang, Peking University, China (2018-2021)
Notes: Dates inclusive. The affiliations indicated are those held during their mandates as members of the PEP Board of Directors.