TETRA TECH DIRECTOR
Robert W. Page Jr.
Robert W. Page Jr. co-founded DPK Consulting, which was acquired by Tetra Tech in 2008. We are now a proud part of Tetra Tech’s International Development Services Group. Mr. Page is a public administrator and senior development expert with more than 30 years of practical experience leading justice sector institutions in the United States and managing rule of law, access to justice, and anti-corruption programs around the world. His expertise includes developing countries and countries in transition such as Bulgaria, Guatemala, Haiti, Jordan and South Africa as well as post-conflict environments including Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Iraq.
Mr. Page is an expert in the planning and design of justice sector systems and reforms, with experience developing standards and procedures as well as designing and rebuilding justice sector institutions. Mr. Page has managed projects for USAID, the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank. He is familiar with the contracting requirements of each organization and has built a reputation for ensuring that our projects achieve sustainable, cost-effective and locally-driven results.
A thought leader in the development of rule of law and government accountability and transparency, Mr. Page has an MPA from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, an MA in regional planning from the University of North Carolina, and a BA from Dartmouth College in architecture and urban planning.
Senior Director of Research and Program Development/ Regional Technical Director
An attorney and Certified Performance Technologist with 20 years of professional experience and 15 years with Tetra Tech DPK. Possesses a Masters in Justice Management. For Tetra Tech DPK, has served as a Project Manager, Business Development Director, and now Senior Director of Research and Program Development. Has held senior leadership roles on Tetra Tech DPK projects in Myanmar, West Bank, Georgia, and Bulgaria. Possesses technical expertise in case management, organizational development, business process reengineering, strategic planning, court improvement programs, legal aid system development, juvenile and criminal justice, and monitoring and evaluation.
Senior Director of Strategy and Governmental Relations/Regional Technical Director
Robert Underwood is an attorney and rule of law specialist and serves as our primary liaison to clients and donors in Washington, DC, including USAID, INL, and the international development banks. Mr. Underwood manages the firm’s Asia and Caribbean regional portfolio of projects as well as its Rule of Law Indefinite Quantity Contract with USAID. His technical focus is on justice sector reform, institutional and policy development, and market and commercial law reform in transitional economies. Mr. Underwood specializes in providing technical support to rule of law programs in post-conflict environments. Prior to joining Tetra Tech in October 2010, he served as Chief of Party on a series of USAID projects, including a legal infrastructure project in Tajikistan, a justice system reform project in Montenegro, and a contract enforcement project in Kosovo. Mr. Underwood has worked throughout Central Asia and the Balkans and speaks both Russian and Italian. He obtained his BA from the University of Florida and his JD from Washington University School of Law. Robert is located in our Washington, DC office.
Senior Director of Finance and Administration Director
As Director of Finance and Administration, Tammy Lovlie brings more than 20 years of financial management experience and expertise to Tetra Tech. In this role, she directs all financial and administrative aspects of our rule of law operations including accounting practices, budgeting, financial and administrative planning, financial analysis, and monitoring of financial performance. Prior to joining Tetra Tech in 2006, Ms. Lovlie held various controller and budgetary oversight positions with US and international firms and enterprises. She holds an MBA in International Business Studies from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina and a BS in Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.
Director of Business Development and Communications/Regional Technical Director
Chris Boeder is an attorney and rule of law specialist and manages our Business Development team. He also serves as a Technical Director on projects in Iraq and Afghanistan. His technical focus is on justice sector reform, legal aid, and judicial and legal professional development. Chris has provided both long and short-term technical support to a number of rule of law and access to justice projects in the field. He is a former public defender and legal aid attorney where he provided defense for those accused of capital crimes in Chicago. He also served as Assistant Attorney General for the Republic of Palau, where he oversaw the prosecution of felony cases and provided guidance to the Executive Branch of Palau’s government. Chris is a graduate of the DePaul University College of Law and is licensed to practice in Illinois.
Contracts Management/Regional Technical Director
Nidia Trujillo brings more than 16 years of experience in the private and non-profit sectors, including 12 years with USAID implementing partners in project management, organizational development, and business operations (human resources, compliance, and finance). Nidia joined Tetra Tech in 2013, serving as an advisor to project implementation teams in contract and grant compliance, business operations, financial management, and client relations. Before Tetra Tech, Nidia worked with Chemonics International for 8 years. Most recently, she was Operations Director for their South America Region, supporting 10 projects in 4 countries. She also served in several other positions at Chemonics including Employee Relations Director in Washington, DC, and Operations Director on a USAID-funded economic growth project in Lima, Peru. Nidia has an MA in Public Administration in International Management from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and a BA in French from the University of California, Berkeley. She has native fluency in Spanish and is also fluent in French.