Alexandra Habershon

Program Coordinator, Integrity Vice Presidency, World Bank Group

Alexandra is Program Coordinator for the World Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency (INT). Since joining INT in 2011 she has coordinated the activities of the World Bank Group’s International Corruption Hunters Alliance (ICHA), has designed and delivered anti-corruption training programs and workshops, and coordinated special research projects. Her most recent policy and technical research has focused on whistleblower reporting mechanisms and protections, and the development of data mining methodologies to detect and deter corrupt practices in public contracting and development financing. She is an expert on asset declaration and conflict of interest systems, and has contributed to World Bank publications and international policy dialogue on standards and best practices for financial disclosure by public officials. Prior to joining INT Alexandra delivered technical assistance on behalf of the Stolen Asset Recovery (StAR) Initiative and worked as a governance and public sector consultant for the World Bank and other donors in the areas of justice and security sector reform. She has operational experience in Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Alexandra has a Ph.D. in Cultural Studies from Georgetown University.