Steve Burgess has over thirty decades of experience helping to design projects, training, and developing training materials. For more than twenty years of that time he has been working on risk management and the prevention of fraud and corruption in large investment projects with the World Bank, based in Indonesia and later in Washington DC. He has broad, practical experience of collaborating with technical staff and clients, providing advice, and developing materials such as project manuals and monitoring systems. Earlier in his career he was employed as a consultant by government agencies, consultancy firms, NGOs, and development organizations. He has a practical, systematic approach to problem-solving. His field-based experience has convinced him of the importance of understanding potential solutions within their socioeconomic and political context. Steve’s work experience includes several countries, including Afghanistan, Bosnia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos PDR, Philippines, Russian Federation, Thailand, Timor-Leste, United Kingdom, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. He has hands-on experience of working in post-conflict and post-disaster areas.