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The Advisory Council

Camille Chalmers is a professor at the State University of Haiti since 1980, his courses include social planning and project management, where cost-benefit analysis is a component.

He is the coordinator of PAPDA (Plateforme haïtienne de Plaidoyer pour un Développement Alternatif), a civil society platform which includes organizations from a variety of sectors. The platform exists to engage with government on political and developmental alternatives.

He is also a member of two research groups within CLACSO (Concejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales), which work on identifying the principles obstacles to social and economic development.


Dr. Eddy Labossiere has a BA in civil engineering from the State University of Haiti, an MBA from the Université de Montreal HEC in Canada, an MA in economics from Florida International University and a PhD in Economics from the City University of New York (CUNY).

After having worked in the Ministry of Planning for 15 years, he provides consultancy services to Parliament, the Central Bank, and the Ministry of Finance.  He is also a professor of economics, management and finance at Quisqueya University.

He is the current president of the Association of Haitian Economists.


Kathleen Dorsainvil received her first degree in economics statistics from the National School of Statistics and Economic Administration (ENSAE) in France and a doctorate in Economics from Penn State University (USA). She worked as an Analyst at Bell Canada and in Haïti as an Advisor to the Finance Minister for eight years. She taught Economics at both graduate and undergraduate levels at Howard University, Winston-Salem State University, Bentley College and American University in the USA. Dorsainvil has presented at numerous professional conferences and was invited to several round table dialogues at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. She has published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals. Since returning to Haiti, her time has been devoted less to teaching and more to research and to Haïtian economic policy scrutiny.


Pierre-Marie Boisson is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the SOGESOL, a micro-finance company and a subsidiary of SOGEBANK. He is also the chief economic adviser of the Board of SOGEBANK, Board Member of SOGEXPRESS, another subsidiary of SOGEBANK in the field of remittances, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Foundation SOGEBANK. He is also a member and the current treasurer of the Economic Forum.

He worked for two years with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and has substantial experience in project finance and economic analysis, both nationally and internationally. He writes frequently for the Haitian daily newspaper on macro-economic and financial issues.

He holds a MPA from Harvard University, an MS in Management (MSM) by Arthur D. Little’s Management Education Institute and a BS in Civil Engineering from the State University of Haiti.

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