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Alaka Holla's picture

Alaka Holla is an Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist of the Human Development Network. Her area of research is focused on measuring the... Read more »

Alejandro Guerrero Ruiz's picture
Alejandro Guerrero Ruiz is a public sector management specialist at the Word Bank, currently focusing on tax administration and public finance... Read more »
Ana Bellver Vazquez-Dodero's picture
Ana Bellver is a Senior Public Management and Governance specialist with the World Bank.  After joining in 2004 as a Young Professional, her career... Read more »
Asli Gurkan's picture
Asli Gurkan is a Social Development Specialist at the Social Development Department, the World Bank. Her specialization and interest areas are... Read more »
Audrey Sacks's picture
Audrey Sacks is an extended term consultant in the World Bank Institute's Governance Practice currently focusing on political economy, procurement... Read more »
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Célestin Monga's picture

Célestin Monga, a Cameroonian national, is Economic Advisor to the World Bank Senior Vice President and Chief Economist. In his 13-year career in the... Read more »

Cem Dener's picture
Cem Dener is a senior public sector specialist within the PREM Governance and Public Sector Management practice. Since 2004, h has been working on the... Read more »
Christina Biebesheimer's picture
Christing Biebesheimer is Chief Counsel of the Justice Reform Practice Group in the Legal Vice-Presidency of the World Bank. Prior to joining the Bank... Read more »
Cyprian Fisiy's picture

Cyprian Fisiy is Director of the Social Development Department in the World Bank’s Sustainable Development Network. He joined the... Read more »

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Dena Ringold's picture

Dena Ringold is a Senior Economist in the Human Development Network, Office of the Chief Economist. Her research interests include governance,... Read more »

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Emile van der Does de Willebois's picture
Emile van der Does de Willebois started his career working for the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former... Read more »
Eva Melis's picture
Eva Melis is a legal professional within the Justice Reform Practice Group of the World Bank's Legal Vice Presidency. She has worked as an advisor on... Read more »
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Francesca Recanatini's picture

Francesca has worked on governance, integrity and corruption since the beginning of her career working at the Center of Institutional Reform... Read more »

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Ian Walker's picture
Ian Walker is a Lead Economist in the Latin Aamerica and Caribbean Social Protection team. Trained at Oxford in the UK, he joined the World Bank in 2005... Read more »
Ivor Beazley's picture
Ivor Beazley is a lead public sector specialist at the Word Bank, currently focusing on public finance management issues in Europe and Central Asia. He... Read more »
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Jana Kunicova's picture
Jana Kunicova is a Governance Specialist in ECA PREM. She works on governance and political economy issues across the region, including Ukraine, Central... Read more »
Jim Anderson's picture
James Anderson (Jim) is currently a Senior Governance Specialist working on Vietnam where he recently led the preparation of Vietnam Development Report... Read more »
Joel Turkewitz's picture
Joel Turkewitz is currently the Program Coordinator for the Regional Governance Hub, based in Bangkok, Thailand. Joel joined the Bank in 2000 as Senior... Read more »
Jordan Holt's picture
Jordan Holt is the Coordinator of the Indicators of the Strength of Public Management Systems (ISPMS) initiative at the World Bank. ISPMS aims to... Read more »
Julia Mensah's picture
Julia Mensah is an Extended Term Consultant in the World Bank Institute's Health Systems Practice. In this capacity she provides technical support to... Read more »
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Kai Kaiser's picture

Kai Kaiser has been Senior Economist with the World Bank in Manila since early 2012, where his engagement has focused primarily on issues of public... Read more »

Kate Bridges's picture
Kate is a Governance and Public Sector specialist working with the World Bank in Zambia. She routinely engages with government, civil society, private... Read more »
Kathrin Frauscher's picture
Kathrin Frauscher is Operations Officer for WBI's Open Government group.  She has worked in the sectors of Public Administration, specifically in... Read more »
Kevin Stephenson's picture
Kevin Stephenson is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist with the Financial Market Integrity Unit at the World Bank. Prior to joining the World Bank, he... Read more »
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Linda Van Gelder's picture

Linda Van Gelder is Director, Governance and Public Sector, at the World Bank. In her 18 year career at the World Bank, she has held various... Read more »

Lisa Bhansali's picture

Lisa Bhansali is the Governance and Anti-corruption Adviser for the Latin America and Caribbean Region of the World Bank. She has been a Senior... Read more »

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Margaux Hall's picture

Margaux J. Hall is a consultant in the Justice Reform Group of the World Bank Legal Vice Presidency based in Sierra Leone. Her work focuses on just... Read more »

Michael Jarvis's picture
Michael Jarvis is a Senior Private Sector Development Specialist with the World Bank Institute, with an interest in private sector roles in development... Read more »
Michael Woolcock's picture
Michael Woolcock is Lead Social Development Specialist in the Development Research Group at the World Bank, where he has worked since 1998. His work... Read more »
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Nicholas Menzies's picture
Nicholas Menzies is a Justice Reform Specialist in the Justice Reform Practice Group of the World Bank's Legal Vice Presidency. He has worked at the... Read more »
Nick Manning's picture


Nick Manning was Head of the Governance & Public Sector Management (GPSM) group at the World Bank until December 2013.  He was pre... Read more »

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Onno Ruhl's picture
Onno Rϋhl is the Country Director, World Bank India. A Dutch national, he was previously the director for operations services and quality in the South... Read more »
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Peter Chapman's picture
Peter Chapman is a consultant with the Justice Reform Group of the World Bank. His work with the Justice for the Poor program focuses on justice reform... Read more »
Petrus Henricus Van Heesewijk's picture
Petrus Henricus Van Heesewijk is Senior Program Officer for the Governance Partnership Facility (GPF). Piet's primary specializations include... Read more »
Philip Keefer's picture
Philip Keefer is a Lead Research Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. Since receiving his PhD in Economics from Washington... Read more »
Philipp Krause's picture
Philipp Krause specializes in public administration and budgeting, particularly ministries of finance. He is leading the public finance team at Read more »
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Rachel Ort's picture
Rachel Ort is a Public Sector and Governance consultant with the World Bank. Her research interests include the political economy of decentralization... Read more »
Randi Ryterman's picture

Randi Ryterman, a US national, joined the World Bank in 1992. She is the new director for Innovation and Change Management at the World Bank Instit... Read more »

Ravi Kumar's picture

Ravi Kumar is YouThink Editor and is part of the online and social media unit at the World Bank in Washington D.C.
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Robert Hunja's picture

Robert Hunja is a Lead Governance Specialist in the World Bank Institute(WBI) and is the Coordinator of the Institute’s Public Procurement Program.... Read more »

Robert P. Beschel is a Lead Public Sector Specialist in the Governance Global Practice.  He heads the Governance and Anti-corruption (GAC) in the... Read more »
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Sakuntala Akmeemana's picture

Saku Akmeemana is a Senior Governance Specialist, who has worked both in the field and at headquarters.. She has worked extensively in South Asia a... Read more »

Sanjay Pradhan's picture
Mr. Sanjay Pradhan is the Vice President of the World Bank Institute. He assumed this position in October 2008. Mr. Pradhan earlier served as the... Read more »
Sanjay Vani's picture
Sanjay Vani is a Lead Financial Management Specialist in the World Bank’s Operations and Policy Department. In that capacity he leads policy development... Read more »
Santhosh Srinivasan's picture
Santhosh Srinivasan is a consultant in the Human Development Network Chief Economist's office. His work focuses on governance and service delivery in... Read more »
Saw Young Min's picture
Saw Young (Sandy) Min is a Junior Professional Officer with the Governance and Public Sector Management anchor of the Poverty Reduction and Economic... Read more »
Siaka Bakayoko's picture
Siaka Bakayoko is the World Bank's Country Manager for Guinea-Conakry. Read more »
Stephanie Trapnell's picture
Stephanie E. Trapnell is a consultant with the Governance and Public Sector Group of the World Bank, where she is leading research on the measurement of... Read more »
Stuart Yikona's picture
Stuart Yikona, is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist with the World Bank in the Financial Market Integrity Service Line. Prior to joining the World... Read more »
Stuti Khemani's picture

Stuti Khemani is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group and the Africa region’s Chief Economist’s office of the World Bank. Her area... Read more »

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Tina George Karippacheril's picture
Tina George Karippacheril is a Senior Public Sector Specialist for Digital Governance at the World Bank. She offers policy advice, research and... Read more »
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Utpal Misra's picture
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Varun Gauri's picture
VARUN GAURI is Senior Economist with the Development Research Group of the World Bank. His research draws on theories and methods form economics,... Read more »
Verena Fritz's picture

Verena Fritz is a Governance Specialist with the PREM Public Sector Governance group at the World Bank. Verena is working on governance and politi... Read more »

Virginia Horscroft's picture

Virginia Horscroft is a Senior Economist at the World Bank, based in Sydney covering the Pacific Islands. She works on a range of macroeconomic pol... Read more »

Vivek Maru's picture

Vivek Maru is a senior counsel in the Justice Reform Group of the World Bank. His work focuses on justice reform and governance, primarily in... Read more »

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William Dorotinsky's picture
William Dorotinsky is the Acting Director of the Governance and Public Sector Management Practice and Leader of the Public Sector... Read more »
Willy McCourt's picture
Willy McCourt is Senior Public Sector Specialist (East Asia and Pacific) at the World Bank, and a Reader in Development Policy and Management at the... Read more »
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Young Kyu Kang's picture
Young Kyu Kang is a Senior Public Sector Specialist with the Governance & Public Sector Management anchor in the Poverty Reduction and Economic... Read more »
Yvonne Nkrumah's picture
Yvonne Nkrumah is a Senior Operations Officer at the World Bank Institute. Since joining the Bank in 2007, she has identified new areas for program... Read more »
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Zahid Hasnain's picture
Zahid Hasnain is a Senior Public Sector Specialist at the World Bank, where he has been since 2002. His interests are in public financial management and... Read more »
Zubair Bhatti's picture
Zubair Bhatti is a Senior Public Sector Management Specialist with the World Bank. He joined the education unit in Islamabad in 2010 and switched to the... Read more »