Director of Cepei, an independent think tank, that he founded in 2003. From there on, he has worked with an interdisciplinary team that closely interacts with decision takers and those who influence them.
Over the past years, he has been part of numerous initiatives: he was the co-chair of Beyond 2015, and currently serves as a board member of Together 2030 and Core Women and of the Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century. He is also a member of the Technical Advisory Group of the Global Partnership on Sustainable Development Data, the Programme Committee of the UN World Data Forum, and the SDSN Thematic Research Network on Data and Statistics (SDSN TReNDS). In 2018 he was a visiting Fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP).