Jeff Thindwa is the GPSA’s Program Manager, leading its strategies for collaboration of civil society and governments to improve accountability and performance of public policies and key sectors such as health, education and water. Jeff joined the Bank in 2000 as a social development specialist and led work on participation in operations, social accountability and the Bank’s global engagement with civil society. He also worked in the Bank’s South Asia Region where he supported operations and led the Program for Accountability in Nepal, a social accountability grant facility, until 2010 when he joined the World Bank Institute as Lead Specialist and then Practice Manager for Social Accountability. In 2014 he became Practice Manager for Open and Collaborative Governance in the new Governance Global Practice. Prior to the World Bank, Jeff worked in civil society for 17 years in Africa, Europe and the US following careers as an attorney in government and private sector.
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