Stephen Davenport is currently the Global Lead for Anticorruption, Openness, and Transparency at the World Bank Group. He currently works on various projects related to Open Government and GovTech, and co-leads the Innovation in Tax Compliance program, which promotes strategies to engender greater trust in tax administrations. He is an International Development professional with more than 20 years of experience in program innovation, development, fundraising, communications, client relationship management, and delivery of e-Government services for development.
More recently, he leads efforts in support of the global transparency, accountability, results, citizen engagement, open government, open data, and open development agendas. Stephen has worked in partnership with the USAID, the World Bank, the International Aid Transparency Initiative, Open Aid Partnership, Open Contracting Partnership, and the Open Government Partnership to accomplish his goals for greater transparency in international development.
Stephen has also led breakthrough innovations including the creation of the OpenGov Hub in Washington, DC, the co-creation of FeedBack Labs and AidData.
Stephen has a Master’s in International Business Administration from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University and a Bachelors of Science from Washington and Lee University.
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