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Abhilaksh Likhi has more than twenty years of experience in the Indian Administrative Service. He is a Fulbright scholar, ... Read more »

Dr. Abir Qasem is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science, and Director of Academic Computing at Bridgewater College. He has a PhD... Read more »
Rev. Adam Russell Taylor currently serves as the Lead for the Faith-Based Initiative at the World Bank Group.  Taylor formerly... Read more »
Adam Smith International is a global leader in delivering projects that support economic growth and government reform. Read more »

Alf Jerve is a Member of the World Bank Inspection Panel since 2008. He has three decades of research and operational experience in ... Read more »

Alys Willman is a social development specialist for the Read more »

Anne-Katrin Arnold is Communications Officer in the World Bank's External Affairs Operational Communication department (EXTOC), wher... Read more »

Anupama Dokeniya is a consultant on governance and accountability issues. She previously worked as a Governance Specialist... Read more »

Arjan de Haan is a development expert who focuses on public policy and poverty in Asia. He leads the IDRC program Supporting Inclusi... Read more »


Bernard Harborne is the lead technical specialist for violence prevention in the Social Urban and Resilience Global... Read more »

Bernhard Metz joined the World Bank in 2012 and has been mainly working in the Social, Urban, Rural, and Resilience... Read more »

Brian Levy teaches at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, USA, and the Universi... Read more »

Camilo Azcarate has been the Manager of Mediation Services for the World Bank Group since 2008.  Previously, he was the Ombudsman at... Read more »

Caroline’s background is in diplomacy, strategic communications and the arts. She has worked on projects in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pa... Read more »

The Center for Global Communication Studies (CGCS) is a leader in international education and training in comparative media law and... Read more »

Christine Fallert Kessides is the Urban Practice Manager in the Read more »

Clive Harris is the Practice Manager in the Public Private Partnerships Group of the World Bank Group.  The PPP Group advises on the... Read more »
Craig Valters is a research officer — politics and governance at the Overseas Development Institute. He has an interest in security and... Read more »

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

David is a Senior Economist in the Chief Economist's Office for the Africa Region of the World Bank. He coordinates impact evaluation... Read more »

David Jodrell is the Head of Evidence at BBC Media Action, the BBC’s international development charity, where he leads a team of... Read more »

Dawud Abdirahman is Head of the Somalia Stability Fund's Regional Office in Garowe, Puntland. The SSF is a multi-donor fund... Read more »

Deepa Rai is a Social Development Communications and Outreach Consultant working for PRAN (Program for Accountability in Nepal) at the... Read more »
Dina Elnaggar is a Senior Communications Officer at the World Bank Integrity Vice Presidency. The World Bank Group's integrity... Read more »
Dr Duncan Green is Head of Research at Oxfam GB and a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Development Studies. He is author of Read more »
Felipe Estefan specializes on Open Government and Citizen Engagement. Estefan is currently part of the Public Integrity and Openness... Read more »

Fletcher Tembo is a Research Fellow within Research and Policy in Development (RAPID) Programme at the Overseas Development Institute... Read more »

Dr. Gonzalo Castro de la Mata joined the Panel on December 16, 2013 and was appointed its Chairman on November 1, 2014.  Gonzalo is... Read more »

Hannah Bowen conducts project management and analysis for InterMedia projects... Read more »

Hannah George is a Senior Communications Officer in the Global Practices Communications department, External and Co... Read more »

Heather Lanthorn is currently completing her SD in Global Health and Population and also working as an Evaluation Specialist at the ... Read more »


Jacomina de Regt worked for the World Bank for over 30 years, last as coordinator for Community Driven Development for the Africa Re... Read more »

James Deane is Director of Policy and Learning of BBC Media Action, the BBC’s international development charity.  He has more than... Read more »
Mr. Jan Mattsson became Member of the Inspection Panel in November 2014. A Swedish national, he brings to the Panel over three decades of... Read more »
Janmejay Singh is currently a Senior Strategy and Operations Officer working in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. As part... Read more »
Jing Guo is a member of the Public Opinion Research Group of the Global Practice Communications Department. Her work currently focuses on... 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 »

Johanna Martinsson is a Communications Officer in the World Bank's Operations Policy and Country Services Vice Presid... Read more »

John Garrison, joined the World Bank in 1996 as a Civil Society Specialist.  He spent the first five years working in the Bank’... Read more »

Joseph Mansilla works with the Public Integrity and Openness Department of the Governance Global Practice. Prior to joining the World... Read more »
Judith (Jude) Hanan joined the World Bank's Web Governance Team as the new social media and emerging tools strategist. Before joining the... Read more »

Leni Wild is an experienced Research Fellow in the Politics and Governance Programme at the  Overseas Development Institute. Sh... Read more »

In June 2008, Leonard McCarthy was appointed vice president of the World Bank Integrity Vice Presidency (INT), whose mandate it is t... Read more »

Leszek J. Sibilski is a Professor of Sociology and longtime advocate for issues related to climate change, the environment, family,... Read more »
Margaret Miller is a Senior Economist in the Finance and Markets Global Practice, where she has promoted the use of entertainment... Read more »

Massimo Mastruzzi is a Senior Economist in the World Bank's Governance Global Practice. Mr. Mastruzzi, an Italian national and econo... Read more »

Mauricio O. Ríos has more than 15 years of experience in the communications field. He currently is a Communications Officer with the... Read more »

Maya Brahmam is a Senior Communications Officer at the World Bank Group. She has managed communications for a range of clients withi... Read more »

Michael Green is an independent writer and consultant, based in London.

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Michael Wessells, PhD, is Professor at Columbia University in the Program on Forced Migration and Health. A long time psychosocial a... Read more »

Millie works as a par-time senior manager at UNDP Montenegro in charge of... Read more »
Mina is a recent graduate of the Master of Global Affairs from the Munk School of Global Affairs of the University of Toronto, ... Read more »

Olga joined the World Bank in 1983 through the Young Professionals program, as a macroeconomist. She led policy reform operations an... Read more »


Paolo Mefalopulos is the UNICEF Representative in Uruguay, Montevideo. He previously headed the Communication Program at UNICEF Indi... Read more »

Paromita manages the growing online presence of the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) and shares other... Read more »
Rachael Knight, Director of the Community Land Protection Progam at Namati, is an... 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 Wrobel is a Social Development specialist with over ten years of experience in East and South Asia, including Indonesia,... Read more »
Rosie McGee is Research and Evidence (R&E) Programme Coordinator, based at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in the UK. She... Read more »
Roxanne Bauer is a consultant to the World Bank's External and Corporate Relations, Operational Communications department (ECROC). She... Read more »
Sadaf Lakhani is a consultant with the World Bank Social Cohesion and Violence Prevention team. She provided inputs for Read more »

Shamiela Mir is a Communications Associate with the World Bank External Affairs Operational Communications Department. She has been... Read more »

Sheila Jagannathan is Lead Learning Specialist and Program Manager of the e-Institute<... Read more »

Shruti Majumdar is a Sociologist at the Social Observatory, which is housed in DECRG’s Poverty and Inequality unit (DECPI). Her prim... Read more »

Silvio Waisbord is Associate Professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University. He is the Editor of... Read more »

Simon O’Meally is a Governance Specialist working in the World Bank’s South Asia Region, based in New Delhi, where he is involved in... Read more »

Sina Odugbemi is a Senior Communication Officer (Policy) in the Operations Communication Department, External and Corporate Relation... Read more »

Sumir Lal is Manager for Operational Communications in the External Affairs Vice Presidency of the World Bank, heading a unit which... Read more »

As a development professional, Suvojit is interested in working on issues of governance and development practice.  Current... Read more »


Taeku Lee is Professor of Political Science and Law and Chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of California,... Read more »

Tanya Gupta, formerly a blogger at Governance MattersRead more »

Thomas Browne is a consultant with the Access to Information (AI) team in the Global Practices Communications depar... Read more »

Tiago Peixoto (PhD) is a Team Lead at the World Bank’s Digital Engagement Unit. Featured in TechCrunch as one of the “20 Most Innova... Read more »

Tom Jacobson is Professor in the School of Communications and Theater at Temple University and program director of the Master of Sci... Read more »

Uwi Basaninyenzi is currently a Communications Officer with the World Bank's External Affairs Operational Communication department ... Read more »

Vinay Bhargava is chief technical adviser and a board member at an international NGO, the Read more »

Xin Wang is a Ph.D.student at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California. She holds a master’s degree... Read more »