Co-founder and Vice President




Dr. Holly Kinzie has more than 20 years of experience in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors as a senior manager, senior researcher and analyst. Prior to DSI, she worked as a deputy program manager and financial analyst for The International Finance Corporation, where she implemented a multimillion project on Financial Leasing Development in Mongolia. She also has a proven track record of success working for the Government of Mongolia as a specialist in the tax and audit fields. 

Dr. Kinzie worked with the USAID, USG, WHO, UNICEF, World Bank and other partners on the financial sustainability of the national economic and public health programs in several countries in Asia and Asia Pacific. She worked directly with the parliaments, and ministries of health and finance, local governments, and the domestic private sector to improve government tax and public health legislation, planning, and budgeting. She speaks fluent Mongolian, Russian, and Japanese.

Master of Arts in Development Economics, The Manchester University
Master of Arts in Public Policy, Yokohama National University
PhD in Asia Pacific Studies, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Dr. Kinzie published numerous articles on transitional reforms in Central Asian countries and Mongolia. She is Certified Public Accountant in Mongolia. She was given certificate of appreciation from the Governors of Arkhangai and Hovd aimag in 2016.