Board of Directors

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.

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    Frank Vogl

    Frank is a founding member of the Board of the PTF, a former Vice Chairman, and the Manager of the PTF Anti-Corruption Forum. Frank is also a co-founder of Transparency International and a former Vice…...

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    Dirk Mattheisen

    Dirk Mattheisen became President of PTF in December of 2021. He is an independent governance professional who provides guidance on corporate governance to international economic and...

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    Jonas Mbwangue

    Jonas Mbwangue is an economic policy specialist with more than 17 years of experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of development projects, programs, and policies, particular in the sectors of agriculture, health,…...

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    Bhuvan Bhatnagar

    Bhuvan Bhatnagar is a seasoned leader in international development who has worked in two premier multilateral development banks, a grassroots NGO, five global regions, 40+ countries, multiple sectors, and complex corporate roles for 25+ years,…...

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    Mervyn King

    Mervyn King is a Senior Counsel and former Judge of the Supreme Court of South Africa. He is Professor Extraordinaire at the University of South Africa on Corporate Citizenship, Honorary Professor at the University of…...

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    Cissy Kagaba

    Cissy Kagaba is a lawyer and the Executive Director of the Anti- Corruption Coalition Uganda (ACCU). Cissy has considerable wealth of experience in human rights and governance related issues having worked with the Uganda Human…...

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    Avneet Kohli

    Avneet Kohli is a Director with PwC’s Forensic Services Practice in Washington D.C. Her work experience includes assistance in several accounting fraud investigations, anti-corruption compliance assessments, anti-corruption due diligence, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) investigations,…...

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    Nathaniel Heller

    Nathaniel Heller is the vice president and managing director at Geneva Global, a mission-driven company that helps foundations, organizations, and individuals achieve positive social change through effective philanthropy. From 2017-2019 he served as the executive…...

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    Richard Holloway

    Richard is an international development professional specialising in training and implementing CSO institutional development, good governance, social accountability, advocacy, and project cycle...

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    Casey Kelso

    Casey Kelso has been a senior consultant on advocacy strategy and communications since March 2020, with experience living in and working with activists in Sub-Saharan Africa (particularly Southern Africa) and the Arab world (Middle East…...

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    Karin Millett

    Dr. Karin Millett is an experienced international development expert with broad geographic experience (Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, East/Southeastern Europe and Central Asia), and in-depth experience in...

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    Christiaan Poortman

    Christiaan (Chrik) Poortman is Board Member of Partnership for Transparency, which supports citizens and civil society organizations improve governance in developing and emerging countries. He is also a...

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    Jean-Louis Sarbib

    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...

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    Shruti Shah

    Shruti Shah is the President & CEO of the Coalition for Integrity, where she leads the Coalition’s development and promotion of approaches to combat corruption in business and government. She also leads Coalition...

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    Tjaarda Storm Van Leeuwen

    Tjaarda P. Storm van Leeuwen is Treasurer of PTF and a part-time energy sector adviser.  He retired from the World Bank in 2010,  as Adviser and co-manager of the Africa Energy Unit in the Africa…...

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    Indira Sandilya

    Indira Sandilya is a development communication professional, with many years of work experience in India, Philippines and elsewhere. In India, at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), an industry lobby group, she designed communication materials.…...

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    Hasan Tuluy

    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...

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    Pietronella van den Oever

    Pietronella van den Oever is retired from the World Bank and is currently (2011 – 2012) a Visiting Scholar at the Population Reference Bureau in Washington DC, where she is writing a book about her…...

President’s Councillors

President’s Councillors are individuals who have made valuable contributions to PTF and continue provide guidance and advice.

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    Richard Stern

    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...

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    Vinay Bhargava

    Vinay served as the senior adviser for Public Sector Governance at the World Bank in 2006-7. From 2002-06 he was World Bank Director of International Affairs and Operations and was responsible for outreach to civil society organizations. Prior to that he was for six years the World Bank’s Resident Representative and Country...

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    John Clark

    John Clark served as PTF’s Board Chair from 2014-2020. 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...

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    Peter Eigen

    Prof. Dr. Peter Eigen is from Germany. A lawyer by training, he founded Transparency International in 1993. Prior to that he worked in different capacities at the World Bank. Peter has worked as a World Bank manager of programs in Africa and Latin America and was the Director of the Regional Mission for Eastern Africa of the...

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    Pierre Landell-­Mills

    Pierre served as PTF’s President and CEO for the organization’s first decade and has been a member of the PTF Board since February 2002. He is a principal of The Policy Practice. He served in the World Bank for 26 years before retiring in 1999. His positions included Country Director, Bangladesh, senior policy advisor on public...

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    Daniel Ritchie

    Daniel is an independent consultant on economic development. He served in the World Bank for almost 30 years before retiring in 1997. His positions included Director for North Africa and Iran, Director of the Asia Region Technical Department, Deputy Director, Personnel Department, Chief, India Country...