Blair Glencorse

Blair Glencorse is founder and executive director of Accountability Lab, an independent, nonprofit organization that works to make power-holders responsible in the developing world. He is also an advisor to the Club de Madrid, the world's largest forum of former democratic presidents and prime ministers.

Previously, Blair worked on issues of state- and market-building across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America at the Institute for State Effectiveness and the Aspen Institute, and on post-conflict and fragile states at the World Bank. In 2011, during the Arab Spring, Blair was selected as a UN Fellow for the Middle East and North Africa.

In 2012, Blair won the Johns Hopkins Outstanding Recent Graduate Award; was named by Transparency International as a "Game Changer;" and was chosen as one of the top "99 under 33" Foreign Policy Leaders by Diplomatic Courier. In 2013, Blair was selected by American Express as one of 12 emerging nonprofit leaders globally to be part of the N-Gen leadership development program.

Blair is also a fellow at the Royal Society of Arts and a BMW Young Leader.

Focus: Corruption, Democracy, Development, Liberia, Africa, Middle East


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Last Updated: Sep 05, 2013

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