Robert Hunja

Manager, Open Government Practice, World Bank Group

Robert Hunja is the manager for the Open Government practice in the World Bank Institute (WBI). As the manager for Open Government, Mr. Hunja plays an important role in the Open Development Technology Alliance, and leads the work of programs on Open Contracting, Open Budgeting and Open Private Sector. Mr. Hunja, a Kenyan national and lawyer by training, has been doing significant work in the field of Open Government, and has worked in the procurement arena for over 17 years. In 2006, Mr. Hunja joined the Government of Kenya where he helped establish the Public Procurement Oversight Authority and was its first Director General. He can be reached on Twitter: @RRHunja.