16th IACC has ended


Gladwell Otieno

Executive Director
Nairobi, Kenya
Gladwell is the founder and Executive Director of the Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG), a governance and anti-corruption civil society organisation based in Kenya. AfriCOG also convenes the influential network, Kenyans for Peace with Truth and Justice that advocates for and monitors progress on constitutional implementation and accountability in Kenya. She  has provided expert advice to international institutions such as the World Bank, DFID, anti-corruption commissions and governments in various African countries. Gladwell is a former Executive Director of Transparency International (TI)–Kenya, and also worked for TI in Berlin and the Institute for Security Studies in Pretoria. She is Vice Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the African Leadership Centre of King's College London and the University of Nairobi and past Vice Chairperson of the United Nations Convention against Corruption Coalition Coordination Committee. She is also a member of  the Global Initiative on Transnational and Organised Crime and a founder member of the international steering committee of the Open Government Partnership.