Founder in New York of Socio-Analytic Dialogue, a system dynamics and psychosocial approach to public policy and dialogue. Socio-Analytic Dialogue is conducted by a task-specific team, consisting of economists, political scientists, and psychoanalysts trained to work on large group dynamics, in conjunction with a country-level team. Former Lead Economist at the World Bank on lending operations in Africa and Latin America and on governance and leadership issues worldwide, he has been Director of Sovereign Ratings for Latin America at Standard & Poor’s. A graduate of Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, he holds two PhDs in Civil Engineering and Economics from MIT. He is also a graduate from the NYU School of Medicine Psychoanalytic Institute and trained in organizational behavior, leadership coaching, and Group Relations.