Michael is the Global Lead, Extractives Governance within the World Bank Group’s Governance Global Practice. He guides the Extractives Governance Business Incubator Group with a focus on knowledge, learning and innovative approaches to strengthening good governance in the critical oil, gas and mining sectors. This builds on his development of Governance for Extractive Industries programming within the World Bank Institute. Michael has worked over ten years with the World Bank in a variety of roles relating to anti corruption, private sector roles in development, and multi-stakeholder governance. This included a focus on contracting issues through which he helped shepherd development of a new global initiative on Open Contracting to promote better outcomes from the estimated $9.5 trillion in public-private contracts globally. Michael previously worked on industry codes of conduct and as a consultant on corporate responsibility issues. Michael has advanced degrees from the University of Cambridge and Johns Hopkins University. He is a frequent author and blogger and misses his time as a radio DJ.