Vic specializes in policy and practical operational support for local development programs, in particular for programs working directly with communities, assisting with project preparation and design; implementation monitoring and supervision; capacity building and training; as well as initiatives in support of good governance. He hasÂ extensive experience in decentralized development planning, management, and capacity building/institutional development in CDD. Vic has over 30 years of experience in development work, mostly in Southeast Asia, on various donor-funded projects: village labor-intensive rural works; strategic area development planning and management training; decentralized and integrated rural area development; irrigation; and innovative CDD programs.Â He has worked in Timor Leste, Solomon Islands, Indonesia, the Philippines, Palestine, China, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and Malaysia. From 2003-2011 Vic managed the Kecamantan Development Project/PNPM Rural, the largest CDD program in the world, and also managed the World Bank/Multi Donor Fund office in Banda Aceh (2005 -2007), coordinating its tsunami and post-conflict activities. Vic holds a Masters Degree from the University of Arizona. He is fluent in English and Bahasa Indonesia.