Jennifer Anderson Lewis
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) - United States
Twitter : jandersonlewis
Jennifer Anderson Lewis is a senior international development and governance specialist with over 19 years of experience in anti-corruption, transparency and accountability, local governance, economic growth, civil society engagement, institutional capacity building, business enabling reform, and international trade. Ms. Lewis currently serves as Senior Governance and Rule of Law Advisor for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)'s Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance, where she provides technical leadership and guidance in good governance - including local governance and decentralization, transparency and accountability, rule of law, and anti-corruption - to USAID bureaus and missions. She also manages USAID’s involvement in and support to the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) by providing analysis and implementation guidance to missions and coordination of USAID’s work at the inter-agency and multilateral levels. For 16 years prior to joining USAID, Ms. Lewis served as a senior Project Director and Chief of Party for both Development Alternatives Inc. (DAI) and Chemonics International Inc., where she maintained technical and management responsibility for large portfolios of USAID programs in Latin America, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East, including integrated programs working in public service delivery improvement, participatory governance, conflict mitigation, public financial management, and enhanced civil society. She is an attorney with both law firm and corporate in-house experience in transparency, ethics/business conduct and fraud investigations. Ms. Lewis holds a JD from American University’s Washington College of Law and a BSFS from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.