Cem Dener

Lead Governance Specialist
World Bank Group

Cem Dener is currently Global Lead for Integrated Digital Solutions (IDS) in the Governance Global Practice of the World Bank. He worked on Public Financial Management (PFM) reforms in all regions since 1998, and supported various digital governance programs for the development of country specific solutions within the last 10 years at the World Bank. He has extensive system design and application development experience gained in private and public sector projects, as well as in academic studies, prior to the Bank. He is one of the authors of two World Bank Studies: “FMIS: 25 Years of World Bank Experience on What Works and What Doesn’t” (April 2011) and “FMIS and Open Budget Data: Do Governments Report on Where the Money Goes?” (Sep 2013). He is also involved in the organization of regional knowledge sharing and learning events, and currently coordinating the activities of the FMIS community of practice. He received BSME from METU, Ankara, Turkey (1982), MSc from Cranfield Institute of Technology, Bedford, U.K. (1985), and PhD from Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium (1992).