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Executive Director, Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG)
Gladwell Otieno is the founder and Executive Director of the Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG), and anti-corruption civil society organization based in Kenya and is the Vice Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the African Leadership Centre. Ms. Otieno is a long standing a vocal champion against corruption. Through AfriCOG, she convenes the influential network, Kenyans for Peace with Truth and Justice, that advocates and monitors progress on the implementation of the 2008 post-election crisis agreement.
Ms. Otieno was the Executive Director of Transparency International- Kenya, and has also worked for Transparency International in Berlin. She is the Vice Chair of the United Nations Convention against Corruption Coalition Coordination Committee, working for the implementation of UNCAC and is on the Board of the Partnership for Transparency Fund, and a founding member of the Open Government Partnership. Ms. Otieno studied political science and French at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and the Free University of Berlin.
Expert on Natural Resources and Finance / Former member of the UN Group of experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Côte d'IvoireVIEW PROFILE
Saidi Ally Mwema
Inspector General (retired), Tanzanian Police, Dar es Salaam, TanzaniaVIEW PROFILE
Prospective PhD Canditate, Donau University KremsVIEW PROFILE
Co-founder & Research Director, Igarapé Institute/ Research Director, SecDev FoundationVIEW PROFILE
Founder, Satellite TimesVIEW PROFILE
Gretchen S. Peters
Executive Director of CINTOCVIEW PROFILE