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Abha Joshi-Ghani is the Director for Knowledge and Learning at the World Bank in the Change Knowledge and Learning Vice Presidency. She... Read more »
Adu-Gyamfi Abunyewa is a Senior Procurement Specialist in the Hanoi, Vietnam Office of the Public Integrity and Openness Department,... Read more »

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

Dr. Alan Nicol is the Theme Leader - Governance, Gender and Poverty Reduction at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
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Alberto Leyton is a Lead Public Sector Management Specialist in the Governance ... Read more »

Alejandro Guerrero Ruiz is a public sector management specialist at the Word Bank, currently focusing on tax administration and public... Read more »
Aleksandra Posarac is a Lead Economist with the World Bank. She is currently posted in the Philippines where she is leading the World... Read more »
Alice’s work in international development and the private sector has spanned the globe from Africa and Asia, to Europe and the US. Before... Read more »
Originally from Mexico, Alina is a Senior Research Fellow at the Developmental Leadership Program at the University of Birmingham, ... Read more »
Ana Bellver is a Senior Public Management and Governance specialist with the World Bank.  After joining in 2004 as a Young... Read more »

Dr. Anne Thurston, OBE, has been a pioneer in defining international solutions for managing public sector records for over three dec... Read more »

Annette Omolo is a socio-political scientist with 15 years’ development experience. She is a social development specialist at the World... Read more »
Arturo Herrera Gutierrez is the Practice Manager of the Public Service and Performance Unit for Latin America and the Caribbean, part of... Read more »
Asli Gurkan is a Social Development Specialist at the Social Development Department, the World Bank. Her specialization and interest... Read more »
Audrey Sacks is an extended term consultant in the World Bank Institute's Governance Practice currently focusing on political economy,... Read more »
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Ba Liu Nguyen is a Procurement Specialist for the World Bank’s Governance Global Practice, in the Public Integrity and Openness... Read more »

Betty Bigombe, a Ugandan national, has played a key role in conflict resolution in Africa. She led the peace and humanitarian effort... Read more »

Brendan Halloran is a Program Officer at the Transparency and Accou... Read more »

Bryan C. Land is a lead mining specialist at the World Bank and has been developing the Bank’s research into the opportunities and... Read more »
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Camilo Andres joined the Bank as Consultant in June 2010 with the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. At the Bank he has worked on... Read more »
Catherine Anderson is a Senior Public Sector Governance Specialist who has worked in the East Asia and Africa Regions of the World Bank.... Read more »

Célestin Monga is Managing Director at the United a Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). He previously worked as sen... Read more »

Cem Dener is a senior public sector specialist within the PREM Governance and Public Sector Management practice. Since 2004, h has been... Read more »
Christing Biebesheimer is Chief Counsel of the Justice Reform Practice Group in the Legal Vice-Presidency of the World Bank. Prior to... Read more »
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Christopher De Serio is a Transport Specialist with the Transport and ICT Global Practice at the World Bank.  With more than 15... Read more »
Christopher Pollitt is BOF/ZAP Research Professor of Public Management at the Public Management Institute, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven... Read more »
With over a decade of experience designing brand identities, data visualizations, online experiences and digital products, Claudio is a... Read more »
Colin Talbot is Professor of Public Policy and Management at the Manchester Business School. He also serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the... Read more »
Courtney Ivins is a Consultant for the Public Service and Performance Unit for Latin America and the Caribbean, within the World Bank’s... Read more »
Craig James Willy is an EU affairs writer. He has written political analysis for the Bertelsmann Stiftung and media analysis for the... Read more »
Cris Nunes is a Senior Procurement Specialist based in the World Bank’s office in Sydney. Cris and his team are responsible for... Read more »

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

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Danang Girindrawardana is Chief Ombudsman of the Republic of Indonesia since 2011. Previously, Mr.Danang served as an... Read more »

Daniel Nogueira-Budny works for the Open Aid Partnership of the World Bank. His professional background includes positions at the Wo... Read more »

David Booth is currently director of the Africa Power and Politics Programme, a consortium research initiative supported by DFID and... Read more »

Deborah Wetzel is the Senior Director for the Governance... Read more »

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

Ditte Fallesen is a Senior Operations Officer and Task Team Leader of the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund, the World Bank’s largest... Read more »
Dmitri Gourfinkel is a Financial Management Specialist in the World Bank Group’s Governance Global Practice, a post he has held since... Read more »
Dominik is a social development consultant with the Governance Global Practice. He has been working on the intersection... Read more »
Doug Porter is Senior Justice and Rule of Law Specialist, World Bank. He is also Adjunct Professor in the Coral... Read more »
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I am currently the Practice Manager for Social Development in the World Bank’s Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region.  I lead a team... Read more »
Elmas Arisoy is the Practice Manager for Solutions and Innovations in Procurement in the World Bank’s Governance Global Practice. She... Read more »
Emile Van Der Does De Willebois is Lead Financial Sector Specialist and role of Global Lead for Financial Markets Integrity, since... Read more »
Emily has spent more than seven years using digital technologies to effectively identify, engage and activate communities around the... Read more »
Enzo de Laurentiis is currently a Practice Manager in the Governance Global Practice, Public Integrity and Openness Unit of the World... Read more »
Eva Melis is a legal professional within the Justice Reform Practice Group of the World Bank's Legal Vice Presidency. She has worked as... Read more »
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Fanny Weiner is a Public Sector Management Specialist at Latin America Region of the Global Governance Practice. Her work is focused on... Read more »
Felipe Estefan specializes on Open Government and Citizen Engagement. Estefan is currently part of the Public Integrity and Openness... Read more »
Felix Marco Conteh is Program Officer for the Justice for the Poor Program, in the Governance Global Practice of the World Bank, working... Read more »
Fernando Fernández-Monge is a governance specialist at the World Bank, where he focuses on legal and public sector reforms in developing... Read more »

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

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Gaston Pierri is a consultant in Governance and Impact Evaluation. He works on projects related to public sector governance and delivery... Read more »

Georg Neumann is the Senior Communications Manager at the Open Contracting Partnership. Prior to joining the Open Contracting ... Read more »

Gina is an Online Communications producer for the Governance Global Practice team. She previously worked in a similar capacity with the... Read more »
Graham Scott was economic adviser in the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Dept. 1977-1980, Asst. Secretary for economic and fiscal policy... Read more »
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Hamish is an experienced governance specialist working at the intersections of decentralisation and democratisation, public finance ... Read more »

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Hassane Cisse is currently Director, Governance and Inclusive Institutions, Governance Global Practice, at the World... Read more »
Heather Lyne de Ver manages the Developmental Leadership Program (DLP), an... Read more »
Heidi Tavakoli is a Research Fellow within the Centre for Aid and Public Expenditure (CAPE).  Her work relates to public financial... Read more »
Dr. Heike Gramckow is Acting Practice Manager and Lead Counsel with the Justice, Rights and Public Security unit in the Governance Global... Read more »
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Ian Walker is a Lead Economist in the Jobs Group. He was previously the IADB’s Representative in Honduras; and a Lead Economist in the... Read more »
Ismail Radwan is a lead public sector specialist in the World Bank. He has been based in Bucharest since July 2015.
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Ivor Beazley is a lead public sector specialist at the Word Bank, currently focusing on public finance management issues in Europe and... Read more »
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James A. Schmidt is counsel with the international law firm of Hunton & Williams LLP. With more than 25 years of experience, Mr.... Read more »
Jana Kunicová is a Senior Public Sector Specialist at the World Bank, working on improving public sector performance (service delivery;... Read more »
Jared Schott is a Governance and Justice Specialist in the World Bank’s Governance Global Practice, where his work focuses on inclusive... Read more »
Jeff Thindwa, a Malawi national, is Practice Manager in the World Bank’s Governance and Inclusive Institutions Directorate, where he... Read more »
Jim Brumby began his post as Director on March 1, 2015. He previously served as the  Practice Manager for the EAP región based... Read more »

Jingrong He is a Procurement Specialist working in Bank Beijing Office. Her work primarily focuses on procurement for transport, wat... Read more »

Joanna A. Watkins joined the World Bank in 2009 as a Program Coordinator for the Public Sector Performance Global Expert... Read more »
Joe joined the Politics and Governance team at ODI in August 2012. He is a graduate of Oxford University and has an MPA in International... Read more »
Joel Turkewitz is a Lead Public Sector Specialist in the Public Integrity and Openness Directorate in the Governance Global Practice. He... Read more »
John J. Beardsworth, Jr., is head of the business practice group of the international law firm Hunton & Williams LLP and a member of... Read more »
Mr. Kamensky is a senior fellow with the IBM Center for The Business of Government, where he is passionate about helping transform... Read more »
Jonas Moberg is currently the Head of Secretariat of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).  Before joining the... Read more »
Jordan Holt is the Coordinator of the Indicators of the Strength of Public Management Systems (ISPMS) initiative at the World Bank. ISPMS... Read more »
Jorge Luis joined the World Bank in 2013 as a Public Sector Specialist for the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. He has worked on... Read more »
Joseph Mansilla works with the Public Integrity and Openness Department of the Governance Global Practice. Prior to joining the World... Read more »
Julia Mensah is an Extended Term Consultant in the World Bank Institute's Health Systems Practice. In this capacity she provides... Read more »
Julia Oliver is a communications officer for the World Bank's Governance Global Practice. Previously, she worked with the Bank Group's... Read more »
Julie De Moyer is a Belgian national with a background in (Digital) Communications, Economics and Cultural Studies. She currently works... Read more »
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Kai Kaiser has been Senior Economist with the World Bank in Manila since early 2012, where his engagement has focused primarily on i... Read more »

Kate is a Governance and Public Sector specialist working with the World Bank in Zambia. She routinely engages with government, civil... Read more »

Katherine Bain attended the University of Manchester where she graduated with a joint Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science a... Read more »

Kathrin Frauscher is Operations Officer for WBI's Open Government group.  She has worked in the sectors of Public Administration,... Read more »
Kevin Stephenson is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist with the Financial Market Integrity Unit at the World Bank. Prior to joining the... Read more »
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Laura is a senior economist at the Governance Global Practice for Latin America and the Caribbean. In the past 2 years Laura has been... Read more »
Likimyelesh Nigussie is a gender and development consultant working for IWMI East Africa, based in Addis Ababa. She has... Read more »

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... Read more »

Lindsey Marchessault is a Canadian lawyer and a consultant with the World Bank Governance Global Practice. Lindsey played a significant... Read more »

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

Luis Vélez currently works as a Consultant for the Open Contracting Team in the Governance Global Practice of the World Bank Group. Luis... Read more »
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Ann Tutwiler is the Director General of Bioversity International, a global research-for-development organization that is a member of the... Read more »
Marcela Rozo graduated in economics at Los Andes University in Bogota, and has a master in agricultural economics and planning at Reading... Read more »
Marcelo Buitron is an Ecuadorian national working in the Governance Global Practice. His current work focuses in Latin America... Read more »

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

Marijn Verhoeven is a Lead Economist and Cluster Lead with the World Bank Group’s Governance Global Practice, where he leads work on... Read more »
Marta Riveira is a Spanish national currently working in the Governance Global Practice as an Extended Term Consultant (ETC), working on... Read more »
Matthew Jowett is a Senior Health Financing Specialist with the World Health Organization.  He recently moved from the Barcelona... Read more »
Maximilian Mareis began working at the Bank for the Global Tax Team in May 2016. He will finish his master’s degree (MSFS) at Georgetown... Read more »
Michael Jarvis is a Senior Private Sector Development Specialist with the World Bank Institute, with an interest in private sector roles... Read more »

Michael Keen is Deputy Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund, where he was previo... Read more »

Motoky Hayakawa is a public management specialist at the World Bank office in Manila, where he advises on governance and political... Read more »
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Nancy Lee is the Deputy CEO at MCC. She assists MCC’s Chief Executive Officer in managing the agency’s team and programs. 
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Nathaniel King is a consultant researcher with the World Bank’s Justice for the Poor Program for which he researches and analyzes how... Read more »
Nazaneen Ismail Ali is a Senior Procurement Specialist working in the Governance Global Practice and currently based in the World Bank... Read more »
Nestor is a Lead Operations Officer in the Governance Global Practice he joined since July. In the past 4 years, Nestor has been the... Read more »
Hoang currently works in the Hanoi Procurement Unit in Vietnam.  Read more »


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

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Oleksii Balabushko is a Public Finance Specialist with the World Bank Group, based in Washington D.C. He joined the World Bank office in... Read more »
Omowunmi Ladipo (Mimi) is an Advisor in the World Bank Group’s Governance Global Practice where she provides intellectual leadership and... Read more »
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Paolo De Renzio, a Senior Research Fellow for the Open Budget Initiative at the International Budget Partnership, develops and promotes a... Read more »

Paul Sisk is the Lead Finance Management Specialist in the Afghanistan Country office. Paul has worked in the Kabul office for eleve... Read more »

Paul Zahra is Permanent Secretary (Policy), Malta and President of the CAPAM Board of Directors. Mr. Zahra joined the Malta Public... Read more »
Paula Suarez is a Program Officer in the President’s Delivery Unit.  She has ten years of experience in policy implementation and... Read more »
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... Read more »
Petrus Henricus Van Heesewijk is Senior Program Officer for the Governance Partnership Facility (GPF). Piet's primary specializations... Read more »

Philip Keefer is a Principal Economic Advisor at the Inter-American Development Bank. Prior to this he served as ... Read more »

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Quamrul Hasan is a Senior Procurement Specialist, supporting countries in Africa in achieving better public service delivery to citizens... Read more »
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Rachel Ort is a Public Sector and Governance consultant with the World Bank. Her research interests include the political economy of... Read more »
Rajul Awasthi is Senior Public Sector Specialist in the Governance Global Practice at the World Bank. He leads the tax policy and revenue... Read more »

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

Raphael Shepard specializes on Open Government and Citizen Engagement as part of the Public Integrity and Openness Department in the... Read more »

Ravi Kumar is a Digital Strategist with the Governance Global Practice at the... Read more »

Ray Shostak, was the Head of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s  Delivery Unit, Director General... Read more »
Renaud Seligmann is currently Manager of the West and Central Africa Financial Management Unit at the World Bank. He oversees the Bank's... Read more »
Richard Calland is an Associate Professor of Public Law at the University of Cape Town and a Senior Associate of the University of... Read more »

Robert Hunja is the Director for Public Integrity and Openness in the World Bank’s Governance Global Practice. In that role he overs... Read more »

Robert P. Beschel is a Lead Public Sector Specialist in the Governance Global Practice.  He heads the Governance and Anti-corruption... Read more »
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Sabrina Roshan works as part of the Governance Global Practice, where she supports the Programmatic Approach to Governance in Nigeria.... Read more »

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

Samia Msadek was appointed on July 1, 2014 Director in the newly created  Governance Global Practice Group and is in charge of the... Read more »
Sam Datlof is a joint J.D. and M.P.P candidate at Harvard University. He currently works as a Legal Fellow in the Public Integrity and... Read more »
Sam is a member of the World Bank Finances team, a Finance Complex project that aims to make financial data about the World Bank's... Read more »
Sandra implements media data literacy and social accountability programs by day and works on local community efforts related to education... Read more »
Sandro Nozadze has been a procurement specialist with the World Bank since July 2011. In that time, he has led more than 20 Investment... Read more »
Mr. Sanjay Pradhan is the Vice President of the World Bank Institute. He assumed this position in October 2008. Mr. Pradhan earlier... Read more »
Sanjay Vani is a Lead Financial Management Specialist in the World Bank’s Operations and Policy Department. In that capacity he leads... Read more »
Santhosh Srinivasan is a consultant in the Human Development Network Chief Economist's office. His work focuses on governance and service... Read more »
Sarah Lavin provides legal and operational support to the public procurement system projects and initiatives for the Africa Public... Read more »
Sarah joined the Partnership for Transparency Fund in September 2013 to lead the organization’s communications and programs. Prior to... Read more »
Saw Young (Sandy) Min is a Junior Professional Officer with the Governance and Public Sector Management anchor of the Poverty Reduction... Read more »
Shanker is a Senior Procurement Specialist at the Public Integrity Openness Department of the Governance Global Practice and is based in... Read more »
Shilpa is a Communications Specialist with the World Bank Group with an interest in transparency, governance and the role of media in... Read more »
Siaka Bakayoko is the World Bank's Country Manager for Guinea-Conakry. Read more »
Silvana Tordo is a Lead Energy Economist Sustainable Energy Department, Oil, Gas and Mining Unit of the World Bank. Her... Read more »
Simeon Djankov is the creator of the Doing Business series. He is currently an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy... Read more »
The Leadership group on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) has been established to serve as an institutional resource for... Read more »
Ms. Soukeyna Kane is the Practice Manager, Public Resource Mobilization and Management – Europe and Central Asia (ECA) since July 2014.... Read more »
Sridar P. Kannan is an operations analyst and consultant to the World Bank, where he helps design and implement projects, and... Read more »
Stefan Kossoff is Head of Profession for Governance in DFID, a role which includes technical oversight and leadership of DFID’s 120+... Read more »
Stephanie Sweet is a Consultant with the Governance Global  Practice at the World Bank, where she works on tax and public financial... Read more »
Stephanie E. Trapnell is a consultant with the Governance and Public Sector Group of the World Bank, where she is leading research on the... Read more »

Stephen Davenport is currently the Global Lead for Open Government at the World Bank Group. He is an International Development profe... Read more »

Steven Webb has worked for World Bank for 23 years as economist and advisor, as a staff member and as a consultant since retirement in... Read more »
Stuart Yikona, is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist with the World Bank in the Financial Market Integrity Service Line. Prior to... Read more »
Susana Carrillo is a Senior Specialist at the Capacity Development and Partnerships Unit in the Africa Region. She worked in Africa,... Read more »
Svetlana is currently Lead Financial Management Specialist in the World Bank's Governance Global Practice. Read more »
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Tiago is a Senior Public Sector Specialist at the World Bank’s Governance Global Practice. Having joined the Bank in 2010, Tiago’s a... Read more »

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

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

Dr. Victoria Lemieux is a Senior Public Sector Specialist (Information Management) and an Associate Professor of Archival Studies at the... Read more »

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

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

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William Dorotinsky is the Acting Director of the Governance and Public Sector Management Practice and Leader of the... Read more »
Willy McCourt is Senior Public Sector Specialist (East Asia and Pacific) at the World Bank, and a Reader in Development Policy and... Read more »
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Young Kyu Kang is a Senior Public Sector Specialist with the Governance & Public Sector Management anchor in the Poverty Reduction... Read more »
Yvonne Nkrumah is a Senior Operations Officer at the World Bank Institute. Since joining the Bank in 2007, she has identified new areas... Read more »
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Zahid Hasnain is a Senior Public Sector Specialist at the World Bank, where he has been since 2002. His interests are in public financial... Read more »
Zhentu Liu, senior procurement specialist, has been working in the World Bank on procurement for more than 15 years, in the field offices... Read more »
Zsuzsanna Lonti, a Hungarian national, is the head of the statistics and indicators unit in the Budgeting and Public Expenditures... Read more »
Zubair K. Bhatti is a Senior Public Sector Management Specialist at the World Bank, working on local governance, performance management,... Read more »