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Abhilaksh Likhi has more than twenty five years of experience in the Indian Administrative Service, India's premier c... Read more »

Dr. Abir Qasem is a founding partner of the... 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 »
Ajay Tejasvi Narasimhan is Program Manager of Collaborative Leadership for Development at the World Bank Group. Ajay’s professional,... Read more »
Alejandra de Lecea is a communications associate in the Web and Social Media Team of the External and Corporate Relations at the... Read more »
Dr. Amber N. W. Raile is Associate Professor of Management and Director of Business Communications at Montana State... 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 »

Bassam Sebti is the Global Editor of He manages the website's... Read more »

BBC Media Action, formerly known as the BBC World Service Trust, is the BBC's international development charity, funded... 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 »

Colleen O'Day, Senior Digital PR Coordinator. Colleen supports community outreach for 2U Inc.'s social work, mental health, and speech... Read more »
Craig Hammer is Program Manager at the World Bank, and Secretary of the World Bank’s Development Data Council. He specializes in evidence... 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 »
Dan Hymowitz is a Senior Advisor with the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change where he is responsible for thought leadership. Dan... Read more »

Darejani works at the ECR Global Practices' front office. She joins the World Bank from the Embassy of Georgia where... 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 Lead Economist in the Chief Economist's Office for the Africa Region of the World Bank. He coordinates impact evaluation work... Read more »
Davinia Levy is a communications associate to the World Bank's Civil Society team and the Access to Information unit in the External... Read more »

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

Deepa Rai is a Communications and Outreach Consultant at the World Bank in Nepal. She is a former community radio journalist turned... Read more »
Deepika Narasimhan is an educational media consultant for Education Global Practice at the World Bank. Her areas of interest... Read more »
Deval is a Research Associate at the Overseas Development Institute and an SJD Candidate at Harvard Law School. He has ... Read more »
Dilek Barlas was selected as Executive Secretary of the Inspection Panel in July 2014. Ms. Barlas served as the Panel’s Deputy... 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 »
Enrique Rubio is an Electronic Engineer and a Fulbright scholar with an Executive Master’s Degree in Public Administration from... Read more »
Dr. Eric D. Raile is Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and Director of the Human... 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 »

Giuliana Dunham Irving joined the Bank Group in 2006 as an Institutional Integrity Officer in the Institutional Integrity Department (now... 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 »

Gregory Myers is the Lead Land Administration Specialist for the World Bank, coordinating the World Bank's land work in Africa... 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 has defended her SD in Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, focused on th... Read more »

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation (or Helvetas in brief) is a Swiss association for international cooperation. It was founded in 1955 as... Read more »

Humanity is a peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to publishing original research and reflection on human rights,... Read more »

Dr. Iftikhar Mostafa is a Senior Agriculture Economist in the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) Coordination Unit at... Read more »

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is a leading global institution for development research, teaching and learning, and impa... 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 »
Jeff Thindwa is currently the Program Manager for the Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) in the Governance Global... 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 »
Julie Howard is senior adviser to the associate provost and dean for international studies and programs at Michigan State... Read more »

Julie Perng is a Research Analyst in the World Bank’s Poverty and Equity Global Practice where she supports the Behavioral Initiativ... Read more »

Kerina Wang is a governance and partnerships expert in international development. She currently works at the International Monetary Fund ... 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 »
Li Zheng is a... Read more »
Lin Taylor is a London-based journalist at the Thomson Reuters Foundation covering humanitarian issues, conflicts, gender equality,... Read more »
Dr. Lori Ann Post is Director of Northwestern’s Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics and Buehler Professor of Geriatric... Read more »
Magda Mis is a Thomson Reuters Foundation correspondent, based in London. She also produces the homepage of and other sections... Read more »
Marco, an Italian civil servant, was born in Genoa (Italy) in 1975. After graduating in Political Science at the 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 within the... Read more »
Megan Rowling is a Barcelona-based correspondent with the Thomson Reuters Foundation and the editor for Read more »

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

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Michael Woolcock is Lead Social Scientist in the Development Research Group at the World Bank, where he has worked since 1998. His work... Read more »

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 »
Mushtaq Husain Khan is a heterodox economist and Professor of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Read more »
Nicolas Perrin works as Senior Social Development Specialist in the Africa and Europe Central Asia regions at the World Bank in... Read more »
Nina Bhatt is a Senior Social Scientist with the Middle East and North Africa Region Sustainable Development Department. She coordinates... Read more »

Nonso is Reboot’s resident scientist, entrepreneur, and master netwo... 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 »


A former financial journalist in India covering politics, infrastructure and metallic commodities for ten years, Read more »

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

Parmesh Shah currently leads the rural livelihood and development cluster in South Asia region of the World Bank and is involved in ... Read more »

Paromita manages the growing online presence of the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) and shares other... Read more »
Patrick Field is Managing Director at the Consensus Building Institute (CBI), and Associate Director of the MIT-Harvard Public Disputes... Read more »
Peter Kapuscinski produces videos and podcasts for the World Bank Group’s Broadcast and Multimedia Unit. He has produced, filmed, and... Read more »
Priti Kumar is a Senior Agriculture Specialist in the Agriculture Global Practice of the World Bank. She is task team leader of projects... Read more »
Qiao Wang is a Research Assistant with the Development Impact Evaluation unit (DIME/DECIE) in the World Bank’s Development Research Group... Read more »
Rachael Knight, Director of the Community Land Protection Progam at Namati, is an... Read more »
Rebecca Tapscott is a researcher for the Justice and Security Research Program (JSRP) and a PhD Candidate at the Fletcher School at... 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 »
BBC Media Action Indonesia Read more »
Roxanne Bauer has several years of experience in research, international development, and communications at the World Bank and with NGOs... Read more »
Ryna Ferlatte joined the World Bank in 2013 and heads the World Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency (INT) Forensic Services Unit (FSU). She... Read more »
Sadaf Lakhani is a consultant with the World Bank Social Cohesion and Violence Prevention team. She provided inputs for Read more »
Sally Hayden is an award-winning multimedia journalist based in London. She covers global news stories, has worked for the... Read more »
Sangeetha Shanmugham is a consultant to the World Bank's streaming platform World Bank Live in External and Corporate Relations,... Read more »
Sari works at the Change Management unit of ITS (Information and Technology Solutions). He joined the World Bank in 2014 after... Read more »

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

Shruti is a development professional with 8+ years of experience working on women's economic empowerment, participatory governance a... Read more »

Shwetlena is a Senior Economist at the Education Global Practice of the World Bank. Her main research interests are in the areas of... 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 »

Sonia Jawaid Shaikh is a doctoral student at Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California. She is currently ... Read more »

Stefaan Verhulst is Co-Founder and Chief Research and Development Officer of the Governance Laboratory (GovLab) at N... Read more »

Stephen Commins is the Associate Director for Global Public Affairs and Lecturer in Urban Planning at the Luskin School of Public Af... Read more »

Stephen Zimmermann is the Senior Adviser to the Governance Global Practice where he helps guide the Bank’s anti-corruption, justice and... 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 »

Suvojit Chattopadhyay is currently based in Nairobi, Kenya with Adam Smith International. As a development professional, Suvoj... 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, works as the Pillar Lead for Knowledge Management and Policy in the Center of Expertise for Policy and Systems (Bu... Read more »

Temitayo O. Peters is the Spring 2016 Global Advocacy Fellow at Read more »
Theo Hannides works as Research Manager in the areas of resilience and humanitarian response for BBC Media Action... Read more »

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

Tracy is an Analyst in the Global Knowledge and Innovation Unit of the Education Global Practice. She is a core member of the Teach ... Read more »


Umou S. Al-Bazzaz is a communication specialist to the World Bank's External and Corporate Relations, Operational Communications dep... Read more »

Urmy Shukla is an independent M&E and development professional, whose experience spans impact evaluation, program evaluation, gl... Read more »

Utpal Raj Misra is a Governance Specialist for the World Bank’s Governance Global Practice and co... Read more »
Uwi Basaninyenzi is currently a Communications Officer with the World Bank's External Affairs Operational Communication department ... Read more »
Valeria Cardi is a producer at the Thomson Reuters Foundation. Read more »

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

Vivek Prasad works with the Agriculture Global Practice of the World Bank, focusing on the issues such as rural... 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 »
Zeina Afif is a Senior Communications Officer with the Poverty and Equity Behavioral Initiatives Team. Prior to joining the team,... Read more »