• Organization TypeDevelopment Consulting
  • Staff51-100
  • Founded1996
IBI is an international economic development consulting firm dedicated to improving people’s lives. Founded in 1996 by Dr. Lucie Phillips, IBI is a woman-owned small business headquartered in the Ballston neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia.  IBI provides insightful analysis and practical, timely solutions to challenges facing governments, civil society organizations, and companies. Their experience has shown that the value of fresh ideas lies in their local implementation. In each assignment we look for ways to address challenges in a comprehensive way, and partner with local firms and individuals to ensure sustainable results. IBI’s core principles focus on: 1. Results - lasting improvements for people, firms and governments 2. Job creation/maintenance - the engine of rapid, distributed economic growth 3. Poverty reduction - diminishing the still growing gap between nations’ and individuals’ prosperity 4. Participation and partnership - actively listening to and relying on local counterparts 5. Integrity - an unflinching commitment to being good stewards of the funds with which they are entrusted  IBI is an equal opportunity employer that actively maintains a diverse staff and takes satisfaction with the results diversity brings to IBI and its clients.  PRACTICE AREAS  Economic Growth Trade and Value Chains Small and Medium Size Enterprise Development Growth Poles and Growth Corridors Natural Resource Management Governance Post-conflict Reconstruction Public Financial Management Domestic Resource Mobilization and Taxation Procurement Reform Customs Reform Mining Policy, Law and Administration Democracy Building and Elections Information and Communications Technologies National ICT Policy Automating Public Financial Management Mobile Money and Payment Systems E-Government Dynamic Geospatial Analysis Government Assets Tracking Market Information Systems Gender Equality Women to Women Networks Expansion of Women in Business Human and Institutional Performance Improvement Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICD) Problem-Driven Iterative Adaptation (PDIA) Systems Approach to Organizational Development Leadership Training Monitoring and Evaluation Impact Assessment GIS/Data Mapping for M&E

Where is IBI


Current jobs

30 June 2017
217Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Grants/Finance Management Expert
  • Business Development Specialist (Mid-Level or Senior)
    United States
  • Organizational Development/Subject Matter Expert
  • Team Leader/Project Manager

Staff at IBI have experience in


  • public administration
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • development
  • economic policy
  • finance


  • united states agency for international development
  • department for international development
  • world trade organization
  • non-governmental organization
  • inter-american development bank


  • bangladesh
  • liberia
  • haiti
  • rwanda
  • uganda


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices
  • United States (headquarters)
  • Arlington
  • 4040 North Fairfax Drive Suite 650
  • Liberia
  • Monrovia
  • Ukraine
  • Kyiv
  • India
  • Dhaka
  • Ghana
  • Accra


Primary sectors

Monitoring / Evaluation
Economic Policy
Financial Services
Data Management
Events / Training
Climate Change
Market Research
Personnel / Human Resources
Private Sector Development
Research & Development

Contract Awards

Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICDpro)2 August 2016

United States Agency for International Development - USAID
2 Aug 2016

Ukraine Customs Reform Activity1 August 2016

United States Agency for International Development - USAID
1 Aug 2016

Public Financial Management Risk Assesssment of the Honduran Social Investment Fund1 August 2016

United States Agency for International Development - USAID
1 Aug 2016

Organizational Management Assessment in Nepal8 July 2014

United States Agency for International Development - USAID
8 Jul 2014

Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICDpro) in the United States5 December 2013

United States Agency for International Development - USAID
5 Dec 2013

USAID contract in United States: AIDAFPO00070000913 July 2007

United States Agency for International Development - USAID
11 Aug 2011