Markus B. Zimmer
Advisory Committee Chair
Markus Zimmer is the founding President of IACA. He currently serves as Deputy Chief of Party for the Millennium Challenge Corporation Ukrainian Anticorruption and Rule of Law Project based in Kyiv, Ukraine. In 2006-2007, he served as Chief of Court Management at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. He served as Court Administrator/ Clerk of Court of the U.S. District Court of Utah for 19 years. From 1978 - 1987, he served in senior staff positions at the Federal Judicial Center. He also taught at the University of Maryland. Zimmer's international work in judicial reform and court administration began in 1992 and includes assessments of judicial and justice systems in diverse political environments. He has worked with officials in the judicial, legislative, and executive powers of government in 25 countries to date in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the Middle East in programs sponsored by ABA-CEELI, ABA/Iraq, the CEELI Institute, USAID, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Justice Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assessment and Training, Council of Europe, United Nations, International Legal Assistance Consortium, and World Bank. Zimmer earned B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Utah and Ed.M. and Ed.D. degrees from Harvard University. He was a Fulbright Fellow and received the Director's Award for Outstanding Leadership from the Administrative Office of the United States Courts in 1994.