Dr Tim Grice

Dr Tim Grice

Founding Director

Dr Tim Grice works at the intersection of governance, adaptive programming and institutional strengthening in Asia Pacific, South America and Africa.

Tim’s work in the extractives sector focuses on multi-stakeholder structures and mechanisms to enhance local agency. His work in leadership, governance, adaptive programming and institutional strengthening takes a locally-driven and strengths-based approach to support sustainable and inclusive impacts for diverse populations.

Working across the private sector, public sector and civil society, Tim has also led projects in participative policy formulation, financial inclusion, small and medium enterprises, climate adaptation, peacebuilding, infrastructure development and community health.

Tim’s research and advisory work is inclusive, participative and rigorous. He also uses digital storytelling methods for sense-making and sharing of development insights with a diverse range of people.

Tim has led international development programs for The World Bank, The United Nations Development Programme, the Natural Resource Governance Institute, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development, PNG Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Transparency International and The Pacific Leadership and Governance Precinct.

Dr Grice is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at The University of Queensland’s School of Political Science and International Studies and a member of Transparency International PNG. His country experience includes PNG, Australia, Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Africa, Zambia, Kenya, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Hungry, Chile and South Korea.