The Bank is responsible for administering the Strategic Research Program (SRP). However, our development partner DFiD has an important role in its management.

Program Administration Unit
Chorching Goh
Program Manager, 
Strategic Research Program
Elena Chi-Lin Lee
Sr. Program Officer,
Strategic Research Program
Nancy Tee Lim
Program Officer,
Strategic Research Program
Bintao Wang
Program Officer,
Strategic Research Program
Dipankar Megh Bhanot
Program Assistant,
Strategic Research Program

Jimmy Olazo

Program Manager, Strategic Research Program

As DEC’s Manager for Finance and Administration, Mr. Olazo is lead advisor to the management team for business, unit strategy,resource and work program planning, as well as budgeting, monitoring and reporting, and internal controls. He heads DEC’s Resource Management group, is the KCP manager, and as such has the responsibility for resource mobilization for DEC. He was the Finance Manager for the Bank's special fund to address the Asian Financial Crisis, and more recently, prior to joining DEC, as Manager for Finance and Administration for the Bank's Finance and Private Sector Development Vice Presidency. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Olazo was a manager of a Citicorp affiliate in Manila.  He holds an MBA from the University of the Philippines and Advanced Certificate from New Hampshire College.

Elena Chi-Lin Lee

Sr. Program Officer
Sr. Program Officer, Strategic Research Program

As DEC's Trust Fund Coordinator, Ms. Elena Lee is overseeing and managing the trust fund portfolio as well as coordinating the donor resource mobilization. She was the Finance Manager for Carbon Finance in Sustainable Development Network. Prior to that, she managed the trust fund portfolio for International Finance Corporation (IFC), private sector of World Bank Group. Before joining the Bank, she held various positions in private industries serving in the capacity of Director of Finance. She holds a Master's degree in Accounting from the University of Texas and is a Certified Public Accountant.