PTF’s Board of Directors brings together a diverse range of individuals from different parts of the world with extensive experience of anti-corruption and international economic development. They meet at least twice per year via teleconference to review PTF’s progress, its financial, audit and governance developments, and consider key strategic issue.
John Clark was elected as PTF’s Board Chair in April 2014. Mr. Clark has worked with development NGOs, the World Bank, United Nations, universities, and as advisor to…
John Clark was elected as PTF’s Board Chair in April 2014. Mr. Clark has worked with development NGOs, the World Bank, United Nations, universities, and as advisor to governments on development and civil society issues. His career has focused on poverty reduction, participation, civil society, globalization and bridging the gap between grassroots organizations and official agencies. Until June 2008, he was Lead Social Development Specialist for East Asia in the World Bank where he focused particularly on governance, poverty and civil society issues in Cambodia and Indonesia, and spent 8 months in Aceh working on tsunami reconstruction, especially regarding donor coordination. He has advised Kofi Annan on UN-civil society relations, served on Tony Blair’s Africa Task Force, and written 5 books on civil society and other topics, including “Worlds Apart: Civil Society and the Battle for Ethical Globalization” and “Democratizing Development”.
Aloysius was elected to the PTF Board in August 2014. He retired, in July 2014, after serving for about three decades in international development that covered many world regions,…
Aloysius was elected to the PTF Board in August 2014. He retired, in July 2014, after serving for about three decades in international development that covered many world regions, including Africa, East Asia, South Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Latin America and the Caribbean. He served as Vice President, Operations, at the African Development Bank in Tunisia. In that capacity, he was accountable for 13 regional, country and policy departments. He was a member of the senior management team that led the 6th general capital increase of the African Development Bank and, that replenished the African Development Fund. At the World Bank, he served as Director of Operations, Latin America and the Caribbean; as Director of the Operations Policy and Quality Department and, prior to that he served in various managerial capacities. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Stellenbosch University, South Africa. He has PhD in Economics from the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.
Rajat Nag was the Managing Director General of the Asian Development Bank in Manila from 2006 to 2013 and has held several other top positions at the…
Rajat Nag was the Managing Director General of the Asian Development Bank in Manila from 2006 to 2013 and has held several other top positions at the ADB. Rajat is internationally well known for his intellectual leadership, extensive operational experience, and in-depth knowledge of development issues, particularly in infrastructure financing, public-private partnerships, and regional cooperation. His research interest is in working to enhance regional cooperation and integration in Asia. He holds engineering degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and the University of Saskatchewan in Canada. He also has Masters Degrees in Business Administration from Canada and in Economics from the London School of Economics.
Karin Millett retired as a Director of the World Bank in 2010. Since then she has undertaken consulting assignments for the Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment and the Millennium…
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Karin Millett retired as a Director of the World Bank in 2010. Since then she has undertaken consulting assignments for the Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment and the Millennium Cities Initiative, both programs of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, (from 2011-2015). Until 2010, she served as head of the World Bank Group’s Investment Climate Advisory Services Hub in Vienna, Austria, covering Eastern and Southeastern Europe/Central Asia. She also spent three years (2004-2007) as the World Bank’s appointed Director of the Joint Africa Institute [a partnership of the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the African Development Bank (AfDB)]. She was Director of Global Knowledge at the World Bank Institute (2002-2004. From 1994-2002, she was on the staff of the World Bank’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), serving for the final six years of this period as Director of MIGA’s global technical assistance and advisory services. In 1997, she was selected as one of 18 individuals within the World Bank to serve on the first Corruption Action Plan Task Force set by the then President of the World Bank, James D. Wolfensohn.
Mr. Eyasu has over fifteen years of experience in Ethiopia working in the area of Research, Anti-Corruption/Transparency Ethics, advocacy, Monitoring & Evaluation, programme management, and Multi-stakeholder facilitation/dialogue. Of the…
Mr. Eyasu has over fifteen years of experience in Ethiopia working in the area of Research, Anti-Corruption/Transparency Ethics, advocacy, Monitoring & Evaluation, programme management, and Multi-stakeholder facilitation/dialogue. Of the greater number of years, in his career, has been elapsed for the sake of Transparency/Governance and Anti-Corruption Agenda. Looking at his current engagement, he is a member of the Board of Transparency Ethiopia (anti-corruption CSO) at the capacity of Vice Chairmanship and a couple of other national initiatives, in the Construction Sector Transparency Ethiopia Initiative (CoST) as Chair and Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) as National Steering Committee Member.
Due to his involvement in a dozen of national level surveys and data analysis, he has got the skill for proper coordination in the area of data collection, verification, supervision and report write-up. As per his consulting experiences, he has supported CSOs in advising internal governance, transparency and accountability mechanisms. Currently he is managing a joint programme of the UN and Four Developing Regional States in Ethiopia.
By training, he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geography and Minor Specialization in Demography; Bachelor in Law (LLB) and MSc Degree in Development Studies.
Hasan Tuluy is currently a consultant and adviser on economic and social development matters with experience in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. Since 2014,…
Hasan Tuluy is currently a consultant and adviser on economic and social development matters with experience in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. Since 2014, he has been working primarily with the Centennial Group on various programs, including with Niger, the Japan International Cooperation Agency, and the African Development Bank, and has provided advice to a number of World Bank teams. Until May 2017, he also served on Board of IREX, an International NGO, as Chair of Board between 2015-17 and as Chair of the Finance Committee prior to that. From 1987 until 2014, Hasan worked with the World Bank. During the last decade of his World Bank career he served as Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean [2012-14], Vice President for Human Resources [2008-11], and Chief Operating Officer for the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) . Earlier at the World Bank he held various corporate and technical positions (in Africa, and in Europe, Middle East and North Africa). Prior to joining the World Bank, Hasan worked with a private economic consulting firm in Boston, on Africa, principally in Guinea, Senegal, Madagascar and Morocco. Hasan holds a degree in Development Economics from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.
Jean-Louis Sarbib is currently Chief Executive Officer at Development Gateway, an international nonprofit social enterprise with the mission to reduce poverty in developing nations by improving aid effectiveness, governance,…
Jean-Louis Sarbib is currently Chief Executive Officer at Development Gateway, an international nonprofit social enterprise with the mission to reduce poverty in developing nations by improving aid effectiveness, governance, and transparency through information technology. He continues to advise James Wolfensohn, the former President of the World Bank.
From 1980 to 2006, Mr. Sarbib was at the World Bank where he occupied a number of senior positions. From 1996 to 2000, Mr. Sarbib was the World Bank’s Vice President for Africa and from 2000 to 2003, the Vice President for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). His last position (2003 – 2006) was as Senior Vice President for human development, with global responsibilities for the World Bank activities in education, health, social protection, and HIV/AIDS.
Upon leaving the Bank, Mr. Sarbib joined Wolfensohn & Company as a managing director from October 2006 to March 2009. He was a non-resident senior fellow at The Brookings Institution (2006-2011) and taught at Georgetown University (2009-2010). He serves on numerous non-profit boards and is a member of the board of governors of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and the boards of the African University of Science and Technology and the Nelson Mandela Institution.
In 2006, Mr. Sarbib was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, and received a Lifetime Award for Diversity and Inclusion by the World Bank. He received numerous honors from the countries where he worked.
Dennis Whittle is CEO of Feedback Labs, a global network of over 400 aid, philanthropy, and government organizations dedicated to creating a new operating system for social good that…
Dennis Whittle is CEO of Feedback Labs, a global network of over 400 aid, philanthropy, and government organizations dedicated to creating a new operating system for social good that puts 3 questions front and center: What do regular people want to make their lives better? Are we helping them get it? If not, what should we do differently?
Previously, he co-founded GlobalGiving, the first global crowdfunding website, where he was CEO from 2000 to 2010. GlobalGiving has mobilized $325 million for 19,000 projects in 170 countries, fueled by hundreds of thousands of individual donors and 225 leading companies and foundations.
From 1986-2000, Dennis was an economist at the World Bank, where he worked in Indonesia, Russia, Papua New Guinea, and Niger on agriculture, housing reform, energy efficiency, structural adjustment, and innovation. His New Products and Strategy Team at the Bank created the Innovation (1998) and the Development Marketplaces (2000). From 1984-85, he worked at USAID and the Asian Development Bank.
Dennis has also been Executive Chairman of Ashoka Changemakers, Visiting Lecturer at Princeton University, Professor of the Practice and Entrepreneur in Residence at UNC-Chapel Hill, Visiting Scholar at NYU, and Visiting Fellow at the Center for Global Development. He is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead Scholar, and of the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton.
Cyprian Fisiy is the Founder and CEO of the Fisiy Foundation and Leadership Center registered in Washington, DC, with the objective to promote local governance in Sub-Saharan Africa through…
Cyprian Fisiy is the Founder and CEO of the Fisiy Foundation and Leadership Center registered in Washington, DC, with the objective to promote local governance in Sub-Saharan Africa through investments in small infrastructure. The Foundation will work in partnership with local governments and community institutions to foster the provisioning of small infrastructure as a basis for leadership training and the establishment of a culture of public accountability.
Before his retirement at the World Bank in December 2013, Mr. Fisiy was Director of the Social Development Department, which offers advisory and operational support, research and innovative thinking in diverse areas at policy, programs and project management.
Mr. Fisiy joined the Bank in 1994 as a Social Scientist in the Africa Environment Sustainable Development Department. He held various positions, including that of Lead Social Scientist for the Africa Poverty Reduction and Social Development. He later became the Sector Manager in the East Asia and Pacific Region Sustainable Development Department.
Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Fisiy was a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Agrarian Law, University of Wageningen, the Netherlands. He also worked for 10 years as a research fellow at the Institute of Human Sciences, Yaoundé, Cameroon.
Randi Ryterman, a US national, spend the later half of her career at the World Bank serving as the director for Innovation and Change Management at the World Bank…
Randi Ryterman, a US national, spend the later half of her career at the World Bank serving as the director for Innovation and Change Management at the World Bank Institute (WBI). as well as managing the Public Sector Governance Anchor in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PREM) and Stolen Assets Recovery (StAR) Initiative before that. Ms. Ryterman previously worked in the Bank’s Europe and Central Asia Department and the Development Economics Research Group, where she helped to research and design institutional reforms to combat corruption and improve delivery of public services. Prior to joining the Bank, Ms. Ryterman worked as an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, where she taught Comparative Economic Systems and International Trade. She has also worked in the private sector, on issues related to the regulation of the oil and gas industry. Ms. Ryterman has a Ph.D in Economics from the University of Maryland. She has written widely on governance, anticorruption, and institutions in transition countries. She received the Ed A. Hewett Prize for an Outstanding Contribution to the Studies of the Political Economy of the Soviet Union and East Central Europe and their Successor States.
Richard Stern became President of PTF in January 2014. Richard is a retiree from the World Bank where he worked for 30 years. His positions included Vice President of…
Richard Stern became President of PTF in January 2014. Richard is a retiree from the World Bank where he worked for 30 years. His positions included Vice President of Human Resources, Director for Energy, Industry, Telecommunications and Mining, managing the Bank’s finance and energy programs in China, and it’s program in Indonesia and working as an economist on East Africa. Prior to working with the World Bank, Richard worked as a UN volunteer in Ethiopia. Richard has a Master’s degree in development economics from the University of Sussex. Since leaving the World Bank Richard has worked on a number of consulting assignments including small enterprises in Africa, the development challenges of small states and clean energy. He has also been active in several private infrastructure initiatives.