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Alejandra de Lecea is a communications associate in the Web and Social Media Team of the External and Corporate Relations at the... Read more »
Alison Kwong works with the Client Services and Communications (CSC) team of the Development Data Group. She joined the World Bank in... Read more »
Alla Morrison is a Program Officer in the World Bank Group Finances program.  The program provides financial and operational data... Read more »
Amparo Ballivián leads the Open Government Data working group at the World Bank. This is a multidisciplinary group which supports... Read more »
Andrew Stott was Director for Transparency and Digital Engagement for the United Kingdom (UK) Government. He led the work to open up... Read more »
Annette has been working in the Development Data Group’s Statistical Development and Partnerships team since 2007.  She develops and... Read more »
Artem Kolesnikov is the Online Communications Officer and Russian Editor at the World Bank. Read more »
Axel van Trotsenburg assumed the role of World Bank East Asia and Pacific Regional Vice President on February 1, 2013. He oversees a... Read more »
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Barbro Hexeberg is a senior economist at the Development Data Group. Read more »
Buyant Erdene Khaltarkhuu, a Mongolian national, is a Statistical Analyst at the World Bank in Washington DC.... Read more »
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Cem Dener is a senior public sector specialist within the PREM Governance and Public Sector Management practice. Since 2004, h has been... Read more »
Chandan Deuskar has worked on Urban Development in the East Asia and Pacific region of the World Bank since 2011. He is an... Read more »

Cut Dian is an economist in the World Bank Office Jakarta. She joined the Bank in May 2005. She is part of the Public Finance and Re... Read more »

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Dave is an information technology specialist currently working in the travel sector. He also has a background in customer service. Read more »

Dereje Ketema, a native of Ethiopia, is a consultant at the World Bank’s Development Data Group. His areas of interest include pover... Read more »

Derek Fromson is the Communications Lead for the World Bank Group’s open financial data program (Read more »
Dong Yang is a first-year Ph.D. student at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. He majors in public administration.
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Donna has enjoyed working in online news and communications since 1998. A consultant at the World Bank, she has worked for AOL and t... Read more »

Dorothe Singer is a consultant in the Finance and Private Sector Research Team of the Development Research Group at... Read more »

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Elizabeth’s work at SecondMuse seeks to empower communities and spur social consciousness and civic activism through engagement with data... Read more »
Emi Suzuki, Ph.D., is a Demographer at the World Bank. Her areas of interest are demography and health statistics. She has over 11 years... Read more »
Evis Rucaj, an Albanian national, is a Statistical Officer at the World Bank in Washington DC. She has over 15 years experience in... Read more »
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Felipe Estefan specializes on Open Government and Citizen Engagement. Estefan is currently part of the Public Integrity and Openness... Read more »
Francis Gagnon is a consultant in data and information design working with the Integrity Vice Presidency of the World Bank Group. Read more »
A US national, is a consultant on international statistics for the World Bank.  In that capacity is the co-chair of the Technical... Read more »
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Gail Hurley is a UNDP policy specialist, researcher and advisor on development finance. Some of her research... Read more »
Grant Cameron is a Manager at the World Bank in Washington DC. He leads a team supporting developing countries improve their capacity to... Read more »
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Headuck is a Senior Economist / Statistician in the World Bank Development Data Group. Read more »
Ms. Haishan Fu is the Director of the Development Data Group, in the Development Economics Vice Presidency, at The World Bank. Previously... Read more »
Haruna Kashiwase is a consultant at the Development Data Group’s Socio-Demographic Data team.  Her areas of expertise include... Read more »
Hiroki Uematsu is an Economist at the Poverty Global Practice of the World Bank. He joined the World Bank in 2012 as a Junior... Read more »
Hiroko Maeda is part of the Development Data Group's Socio-Demographic Data team.  Her areas of interest include education, gender... Read more »
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Ibrahim Levent is a senior information officer at the World Bank and leads the Financial Data team of the Development Data Group. He... Read more »
Itir 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 »
Iulian is part of Open Data Advisory Team, which works to develop and implement a Bank-wide approach to supporting open government data... Read more »
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Jeni Klugman is a senior adviser at the World Bank and a fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School's Women and Public Policy Program. She... Read more »
Joao Pedro Azevedo is a senior economist at the World Bank in Washington. He currently works for the European and Central Asia region,... Read more »
Johan A. Mistiaen, a Belgian national, is a Senior Economist-Statistician at the World Bank in Washington DC. He currently leads the Bank... Read more »
Johannes Kiess is an Operations Officer at the World Bank Institute Innovation Labs. He is the team leader for the Open Aid Partnership,... Read more »
Jos Verbeek is adviser in the office of the World Bank Group President’s Special Envoy on Post 2015 development issues. Prior to this... Read more »
Joseph Mansilla works with the Public Integrity and Openness Department of the Governance Global Practice. Prior to joining the World... Read more »
Juan Feng, a Chinese national, is an Economist at the World Bank in Washington DC. She joined the Bank in 2008, and has since focused... Read more »
Julia joined the World Bank in 2011 as a member of the World Bank Finances team. Here she worked on releasing and expanding the... 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 »
Jung coordinates strategic communications and social media activities for the Development Data Group.  She has developed and... Read more »
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Since 2012, Kees Baldé has served as a consultant to the United Nations University’s Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainabil... Read more »

Kerina Biou Wang works in the Governance Global Practice at the World Bank. Prior to joining the World Bank, Kerina managed strategy... Read more »
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Leila Rafei works with the Client Services and Communications (CSC) team of Development Data Group. She joined the World Bank in... Read more »
Leora Klapper is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group, Finance and Private Sector Research Unit, at the World Bank. Since... Read more »

Liana manages the World Bank's global corporate social media efforts, including content strategy, social marketing and campaigns. Sh... Read more »

Linet Kwamboka is the Founder and CEO of DataScience LTD, a company that uses data to discover intelligent insights... Read more »
Liviane is a Web Editor and a Blogger. She has been a member of the World Bank Web Team since 2008.  Read more »

Liz joined the Open Data Institute (ODI) in February 2014 and manages the ODI’s collaboration with the Open Data for Development (OD... Read more »

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Mahyar Eshragh-Tabary is a statistical officer in the Development Economics Data Group of the World Bank. She works on the environment... Read more »
Marko Rissanen, a Finnish national, is a Statistician at the World Bank Development Data Group in Washington, DC. Since joining the Bank... Read more »

Maryna is part of the Open Data Group and works on Financial Data and Client Services and Communications (CSC) teams. As part of the... Read more »

Masako Hiraga is a Senior Statistician / Economist in the Development Data Group of the World Bank, and expert on socio-demographic... Read more »

Matthew Morton is a Young Professional at the World Bank Group, where he works on social protection, jobs, and gender and developmen... Read more »

Minh Cong Nguyen is an Economist in the Poverty Global practice at the World Bank. 

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Mizuki Yamanaka is a Statistician in the Development Data Group at the World Bank. He works on the 2011 round of the International... Read more »
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Nada Hamadeh is a Senior Statistician from the World Bank Development Data Group, and an expert on international comparisons of economic... Read more »
Neil Fantom is a Manager at the World Bank in Washington DC. He leads the World Bank’s Open Data initiative, and oversees the publication... Read more »
Neisan is an Associate at SecondMuse and an international strategy consultant with a passion for public-private partnerships, open data... Read more »
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Oleg Petrov has been promoting Open Data, e-government and ICT for development at the World Bank since 1996 in a variety of team lea... Read more »

Olivier Puech is the French Web & Social Networks Editor at the World Bank. He previously worked in Paris at the OECD Development... Read more »
De origen español, Calvo-González tiene un doctorado y una maestría en economía por la London School of Economics. Con el Banco Mundial... Read more »
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Paige Morency-Notario works with the Client Services and Communications (CSC) team of the Development Data Group. She joined the Bank in... Read more »

Peter Bourke works at the Development Data Group’s Financial Data Team. He maintains external debt data for the International Debt S... Read more »

Peter van Oudheusden is a consultant in the Finance and Private Research Team of the Development and Research Group at the World Ban... Read more »

Philippa Sigl-Gloeckner works in the Office of the President where she serves as Analyst in the President’s Delivery Unit, covering data,... Read more »
Prasanna Lal Das leads the open financial data program (finances.worldbank.org) at the World... Read more »
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Rahyab Lari is a manager at the World Bank in Washington DC.  He leads the design and delivery of IT-enabled business solutions... Read more »

Rasiel Vellos, a Belizean national, is a Statistical Officer at the World Bank in Washington DC. He joined the Bank in May 2012 and... Read more »
Reza Farivari is a Lead Information Officer at the World Bank in Washington DC. He manages the Data and Information Systems, as well as... 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 »

Roger Burks is an Online Communications Officer for the World Bank. Over the course of more than 15 years as an international development... Read more »
Ruediger Kuehr is the Head of the United Nations University’s Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability’s (UNU-IAS) Operating... Read more »
Ryan seeks to understand the dynamics of human prosperity and its implications for the systems and processes surrounding knowledge... Read more »
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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 »
Samuel Mills, M.D., Dr.PH, is a Senior Health Specialist at the World Bank. His areas of interest in public health are reproductive... Read more »
Sandra implements media data literacy and social accountability programs by day and works on local community efforts related to education... 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 »

Shaida Badiee, an Iranian national, directs the unit that produces the Bank's statistical products, with her work focused on economi... Read more »

Sharon Felzer heads the Public Opinion Research Group in the World Bank Group’s External and Corporate Relations Vice Presidency.  ... Read more »

Siddhesh Kaushik works in the Development Economics Data Group and manages development of statistical system including the World Int... Read more »

Soong Sup Lee is a lead data scientist in the Development Economics Data Group of the World Bank. He has worked in various roles for the... Read more »
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Tao Sun is a senior economist in the Asia and Pacific Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).  His recent research... Read more »
Tariq Khokhar is a Data Scientist and the institution's Open Data Evangelist. His interests lie where technology, transparency, poverty... Read more »
Tim is an Open Data Specialist at the World Bank, where he supports ongoing efforts to expand and improve the Bank's portfolio of open... Read more »
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Umar Serajuddin is a Senior Economist-Statistician at the Development Data Group of the World Bank. His main interests are in poverty,... Read more »
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Vanessa Moreira, a Brazilian national, is a Statistician working as a consultant for the World Bank in Washington DC. She joined the... Read more »
Dr. Victoria Lemieux is a Senior Public Sector Specialist (Information Management) and an Associate Professor of Archival Studies at the... Read more »
Vilas is a former staff member of the World Bank Group (WBG) in Washington, D.C.  Over the years, he has worked across many... Read more »
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Wendy Huang is a Statistical Analyst at the World Bank in Washington DC.  She maintains external debt data for International De... Read more »