Michael Buret is I4DI’s Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, focusing primarily on business development, entrepreneurship, vocational training, youth, gender, economic growth, finance, and administration, and implementation of a wide range of development projects, always with a results-oriented project management style. Mr. Buret possesses a unique perspective grounded not only in his experience managing USAID, U.S. DOL, MCC, UNICEF, MEPI, World Bank, NGO and direct local government projects, but also his experience in business and human resources as a private sector employer. With over twenty years of experience, Mr. Buret initiates and manages effective partnerships with senior government officials, businesses and corporations, local associations, and NGOs focused on private sector development, economic growth, entrepreneurship, education, training, governance, monitoring & evaluation, institutional development, and strategic planning. Throughout his career, Mr. Buret has built close and effective relationships with a diverse array of international donors, national and local government entities, educational institutions, CSOs and the private sector, winning and managing a portfolio of over $100 Million throughout the region. Mr. Buret’s multi-cultural, inter-personal and supervision skills and understanding of “win-win” solutions are evident in his leadership and management style, and his successful business and development experiences. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and two master’s degrees, one in International Commerce & Policy and another in Business Administration (MBA). A native speaker of English and French, Mr. Buret is also fluent in Moroccan Arabic.

Sandra Moscoso is I4DI’s Senior Performance & Knowledge Management Advisor. Sandra provides strategic advice to clients and partners in evidence-based performance management, knowledge management optimization, business process management, as well as capacity building and implementation support. She brings almost 20 years of experience in
Lauren Ropp is I4DI’s Associate Director of Program Management. Bringing 12 years of experience designing, implementing, and evaluating social impact initiatives across sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and the U.S., Lauren oversees a portfolio of I4DI projects to ensure their successful implementation, build and manage
Amina Nukovic Grljevic is I4DI’s Recruiting and Proposal Capture Associate. She supports business development efforts with capture planning and management, recruitment, resource assessment, and costing, as well as other business development support activities during the proposal and post-submittal phases. She is passionate about process