The Management Team is led by the Chief Executive Officer who is the principal accounting person of the Institute and directly in charge of the strategic direction and growth of the firm. The CEO is supported by team of experts in Finance, Policy and Research, Capacity Development and Project Management. Our team brings unique and diverse experience and specialty across various development sectors who offer our clients true value for money in what we deliver.

Malish John Peter

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Malish is a South Sudanese scholar with 10-years professional work experience in project management including; report writing; project evaluation, research and documentation; proposal writing and monitoring and evaluation systems development, policy analysis, organizational capacity development and grants management.

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Alimure Ali Awuda


Mr. Alimure is a prominent nonprofit organization practitioner with close to ten years’ experience implementing governance projects in South Sudan. Alimure is skilled in identifying and advocating for persistent community issues for immediate government intervention.

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Jonas Anuar Francis Losukwa


Mr. Jonas is a South Sudanese scholar with over 17 years’ work experience in diverse fields and with various organizations of national and international entities, including; the Norwegian People’s Aid as the Operations Room Manager and made a significant contribution in the establishment of the Humanitarian Demining component in South Sudan.

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Ohisa James Claudios

Director, Local Government Capacity Development

Ohisa James holds a Master of Arts in Development Studies from Mount Kenya University-Nairobi and Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies from Nkumba University, a dedicated social scientist with strong conceptual, analytical and evaluative skills.

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Our Vision

To become the leading center of excellence in research and policy analysis in the region.

Our Mission

To deliver sound research and policy analysis that enhances result-based policy development, people-centered planning and strong institutions for good governance and socio-economic growth in South Sudan and region.