Carlos Santiso

Director for Digital Innovation in Government, Development Bank of Latin America

Carlos Santiso is the Director of the Digital Innovation in Government Directorate of the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), based in Bogotá since September 2018. He is a member of the Advisory Committee of the World Economic Forum’s Future of Trust and Integrity Project, part of the Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI). He previously led the Innovation for Citizen Services Division of the Inter-American Development (IDB), which he joined in 2011 to manage the Institutional Capacity of the State Division based in Washington; served as Sector Manager for Governance at the African Development Bank (ADB) based in Tunis between 2007 and 2011; as a governance adviser to the Department for international Development (DFID) of the United Kingdom in Lima and Glasgow between 2002 and 2007; and as a senior program officer at the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) based in Stockholm between 1996 and 2000. He started his professional career at the Office of the Prime Minister of France in Paris in 1995-96. He has written extensively on digital government, democratic governance, corruption prevention, and foreign aid.