• Organization TypeDevelopment Consulting
  • Staff51-100
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • 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
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Job openings over the past year

318Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Senior Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Advisor
  • Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Advisor

Staff at IBI have experience in


  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • financial services
  • procurement process
  • economic policy


  • acumen
  • ec


  • united states
  • haiti
  • liberia
  • bangladesh
  • guinea


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


Monitoring / Evaluation
Economic Policy
Data Management
Events / Training
Financial Services
Climate Change
Public Administration
Market Research
Civil Rights
Personnel / Human Resources

Contract Awards

Support for the Strengthening of Business Environment

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICDpro)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Ukraine Customs Reform Activity

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Public Financial Management Risk Assesssment of the Honduran Social Investment Fund

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Organizational Management Assessment in Nepal

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICDpro) in the United States

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Liberia Governance and Economic Management Support Program (GEMS)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Customs Reform in Gambia

World Bank Group

USAID contract in Kosovo: AIDGEGI030400007

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID contract in United States: AIDDOTO000900007

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Company Offices

  • Ghana
  • Accra
  • India
  • Dhaka
  • Liberia
  • Monrovia
  • Ukraine
  • Kyiv
  • United States (headquarters)
  • Arlington
  • 4040 North Fairfax Drive Suite 650
  • Virginia 22203