Founder and Executive Director | Public Goods Institute
June Sekera is a public policy practitioner and researcher whose work is focused on the public economy and public goods. Founder and Director of the Public Goods Institute, June is also a Research Fellow at the Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE) at Tufts University where she established and guides GDAE’s Public Economy Project. She is also a Research Fellow at the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London where she leads the institute’s Public Value/Public Purpose initiative. Author of The Public Economy in Crisis; A Call for a New Public Economics (Springer, 2016), she has published a variety of papers about public goods.
For over twenty years, June held leadership and management positions at federal, state and local levels of government. The content areas in which she has worked include workforce training and development, adult education, employee ownership and economic development. June has been a consultant to non-profit organizations and national, state and local government on policy formulation, program design, performance measurement and management, program evaluation and strategic planning. Her economics training was at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, from which she earned a Masters in Public Administration.