Director for Public Integrity and Openness
Robert Hunja is the Director for Public Integrity and Openness in the World Bank’s Governance Global Practice. In that role he oversees the implementation of the World Bank’s procurement policies as well as several programs focused on enhancing transparency, citizen participation, and multistakeholder collaboration in countries around the world. He previously served as manager for the Open Government practice in the World Bank Institute where he led programs on Digital Engagement, Open Contracting, Open Budgets and the Open Private Sector Platform. Mr. Hunja, a Kenyan national and lawyer by training, has been doing significant work in the field openness and has worked in the procurement arena for over 17 years. In 2006, he joined the Government of Kenya where he helped establish the Public Procurement Oversight Authority and was its first Director General.
Introduction Keynote Address, May 12, 9:00-9:30am