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), Tufts University where she established and guides GDAE’s Public Economy Project, and a Research Fellow at the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London where she helps lead the institute’s Public Value/Public Purpose initiative. Author of The Public Economy in Crisis; A Call for a New Public Economics (2016), she has published a wide range of papers on public goods and the public economy.
For over twenty years, June held leadership and management positions at federal, state and local levels of government. Her fields of specialty included workforce training and labor market policy, adult education, employee ownership and community economic development. June has consulted to national, state and local government and non-profit organizations on policy development, program design, performance measurement, program evaluation and strategic planning. She holds a Master's degree in Public Administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.