Jessica Shannon

Jessica Shannon

Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

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Jessica has expertise in managing risk management, anti-corruption, and capacity building initiatives. Starting her career as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guyana, she has since dedicated her time to working with clients across both public and private sectors in developing markets. Having lived and worked in the Caribbean, Latin America, Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Europe, she has a demonstrated track record of success in supporting her clients navigate complex challenges such as establishing anti-corruption commissions, building governance and internal controls structures, and managing funds deployment in humanitarian crises. Currently, Jessica serves as PwC's Global Relationship Partner for the World Bank Group. In this capacity, she oversees teams across more than 40 countries who are supporting governments to implement WBG financed initiatives ranging from public financial management to infrastructure and public-private partnerships. She also serves as the firm's Global Crisis Center humanitarian lead, having extensive experience in crisis response, which includes serving on the private sector advisory board for UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

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