Jean Paulo Gil Barroca


Jean works in the co-design of ICT tools that address challenges in developing countries. He has experience in working in ICT4D and ICT-enabled social accountability initiatives. Open Government and Open Data, particularly the enhancement of transparency and accountability and its impact on the empowerment of citizens, are his current focus. He initially worked in Smart City projects funded by the European Commission, focusing on the development of bottom-up services for cities and in Open Innovation and Open Data projects.  Since 2012, working for the World Bank, he has been involved in projects in Africa (DRC, Tanzania and Mozambique), and Latin America (Colombia and Chile). Jean has a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a MSc in Management.