Troy Wray is Chief Strategy and Growth Officer of I4DI. As a senior expert in program design and implementation for impact, Mr. Wray provides support for I4DI leaders and associates to strategically position I4DI technology and methods in international development programming. Mr. Wray brings a unique combination of development policy, program design, and complex project management experience to I4DI and its clients.

Prior to joining I4DI, Mr. Wray was a Principal and Director of Operations for Washington Business Dynamics, LLC where he spearheaded the growth of the firm’s international development practice. Mr. Wray has held senior leadership positions in the United States Government and in a multilateral development bank, and has worked at the intersection of international development policy and practice for nearly 25 years. Over the course of his career, Mr. Wray has led the design and implementation of over $1B in programs in social development, governance, and climate adaptation across Africa and Asia. Mr. Wray holds two Bachelor’s degrees, one in Economics and another in Foreign Languages, and he holds a MALD from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, with specialization in international economics.


Penelope Kogan is an Analyst at I4DI, contributing to a portfolio of global development programs funded by private and public sector clients. Before joining I4DI, Ms. Kogan led research and collection of materials at the Center for Development History. She has a strong administrative
Jon-Paul Bowles is a senior advisor for I4DI. For several years he lived and worked in Latin America where he managed a $20+ million portfolio of development funds for one of the world’s largest INGOs. He has since used his "boots on the ground"
Dr. Steven Lichty is I4DI’s  Evaluation, & Research Advisor. He has nearly 15 years of experience with international development in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. These experiences include: design, monitoring, and evaluation of a range of global programs, including those in post-conflict, transitional,