Tiago Peixoto

Governance Specialist, Governance Global Practice


<p>Tiago Peixoto (PhD) is a Team Lead at the World Bank’s Digital Engagement Unit. Featured in <a href="">TechCrunch</a> as one of the “<a href="">20 Most Innovative People in Democracy</a>”, Tiago is an internationally recognized expert working at the intersection of technology and citizen engagement. </p> <p>At the World Bank his activities focus on working with governments to leverage technology-enabled participation for better public policies and services. As the lead of the Bank’s Digital Engagement Evaluation Team (DEET), he coordinates evaluation and research activities that apply cutting-edge methodologies to examine the effects of technology on participation, transparency, accountability and government responsiveness. </p> <p>Prior to joining the World Bank, Tiago managed projects and worked as an advisor and consultant for various organizations, such as the <span><a href="">European Commission</a>, <a href="">OECD</a></span>, United Nations, and the Brazilian and UK governments. </p> <p>A Research Director of the <span><a title="Link:" href="">Electronic Democracy Centre</a> </span>at the University of Zurich and faculty member of NYU’s <a title="Link:" href="">Governance Lab</a>, Tiago holds a PhD and a Masters in Political Science&nbsp;from the European University Institute, as well as a Masters in Organized Collective Action from Sciences-Po Paris. </p> <p>He blogs at <a title="Link:" href="">​</a>&nbsp;and tweets&nbsp;<a title="Link:" href="">@participatory</a></p>


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