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Stephen Zimmermann

Director of Operations
Stephen Zimmermann is the Director of Operations for the World Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency, the unit charged with detecting, investigating and sanctioning fraud and corruption in Bank-financed activities. He was previously the Chief of the Office of Institutional Integrity for the Inter- American Development Bank. He also has served as the interim Chief of Staff for the Independent Inquiry Committee into the United Nations Oil for Food Program, and from 1991 until 1999, was an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Maryland. He has led efforts to harmonize the integrity programs of the Multilateral Development Banks, including the creation of the groundbreaking cross-debarment agreement in 2010, and oversaw the creation of the World Bank's International Corruption Hunters Alliance.