Sarah Burd-Sharps is co-director of The American Human Development Project. She was, until September of 2006, Deputy Director of the Human Development Report Office of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
Ms. Burd-Sharps was founding managing editor of the peer-reviewed Journal of Human Development and outside editor of Transparency International’s first Global Corruption Report. She holds an M.I.A. from Columbia University.
Kristen Lewis is co-director of The American Human Development Project. She is an independent consultant and writer with 15 years of experience in international development policy. She has worked primarily in the areas of gender, governance, environment, and water and sanitation.
Ms. Lewis is co-author, under the leadership of Jeffrey Sachs’ Millennium Project, of the 2005 book "Health, Dignity and Development: What will it take?" She holds an M.I.A. from Columbia University.
Eduardo Borges Martins is the statistics director of The American Human Development Project. He has worked on measuring human development for over 16 years, both in Brazil and the United States, with expertise in data analysis and manipulation of large databases of socio-economic indicators.
He was a senior member of the team that created a Human Development Index for Brazil’s over 5,000 municipalities — a project that won a United Nations award for "Excellence in the Innovative Use of Human Development Measurements Tools." He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois.