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Chief of Party, Haiti Justice Sector Strengthening Program Philippe Lamarche

Philippe Lamarche is a legal and justice reform expert with more than 20 years of experience managing and implementing rule of law projects in transitional countries. He is currently chief of party of the Haiti Justice Sector Strengthening Program. Previously, he was the country director for the American Bar Association’s Program to Strengthen the Haitian Criminal Justice Sector. Mr. Lamarche also led the USAID-funded National Center for State Courts project to deliver critical reform in Haiti’s judicial sector and managed rule of law projects in Burundi, Kosovo, and Rwanda. He also served as chief of party on a USAID-funded program in Lebanon to achieve new legislation on judiciary independence, a case backlog reduction plan, and train local court officials to strengthen internal staff capacity. Mr. Lamarche is a former criminal prosecutor for the Department of Justice in Canada and has an LL.M. degree from the University of Paris in Sorbonne.