Lemargie has over a decade of experience supporting state institutions and civil society initiatives to strengthen democratic governance in Southeast Asia. He currently serves as IFES’ senior program manager for the region. He has designed and supported the implementation of programs in Indonesia, East Timor, the Philippines, Cambodia and Thailand, as well as regional programming that engages the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Lemargie’s election experience includes field research and project implementation in historic transitional elections in Aceh, Thailand, Indonesia and Timor-Leste.
In this podcast interview, Lemargie describes what he has observed during his time in the field, his most memorable moments working at IFES and how IFES can continue to make an impact in democracy assistance around the world.