11-marie-labergeMarie Labarge is a respected technical expert in the area of governance assessments, with ten years of work experience at global and regional levels (Asia and Africa) in supporting nationally-owned efforts to measure and monitor governance.  She is an ‘intellectual entrepreneur’ who contributed to positioning of UNDP as a pioneer in a critical area of the post-2015 Development Agenda – namely in demonstrating the feasibility for national statistical offices to produce official statistics on governance, peace and security; She is also an efficient manager with demonstrated ability to coordinate large-scale global and regional initiatives, capitalizing on her extensive network and her strong leadership and team-building skills.