Jacob Bathanti is a consultant at the World Bank, working with the GDI team. Jacob joined the World Bank in 2014. His work with GDI focuses principally on delivery case studies and on GDI's communications work.
Before joining GDI, Jacob worked as a freelance writer and editor in Washington, DC, and Lima and Puno, Peru, and for the International Budget Partnership in Washington, DC. He has written, worked, and conducted research in Argentina, Benin, Colombia, and Peru.
Jacob holds an M.A. in Latin American Studies from Georgetown University, and a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and History from Wake Forest University.