World Bank contracts 2017: Top 10 consultants

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim visits Rekompak, a postdisaster housing reconstruction project outside of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on May 21, 2015. Photo by: World Bank / CC BY-NC-ND

Devex’s recent analysis of World Bank contract awards data looked at the key sectors and regions that won funding in fiscal year 2017. Awarded in four procurement categories — goods, civil works, consultant services, and nonconsulting services — the analysis showed that 55 percent of contracts went to consultant services, amounting to $1.25 billion of funding.

Here, we’ll look at the top 10 contractors for this important category — who they are and what they won funding for.

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About the authors

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    Ashima Bali

    Ashima Bali is a chartered accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. In order to apply her finance skills toward social development, she completed a two-year master's in public policy from Sciences Po, Paris. Her expertise lies in both traditional corporate finance and non-traditional finance, such as blended and innovative finance for development. She has worked in blended finance with organizations such as OECD and the European Investment Bank.
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    Maja Wisenberger

    Maja Wisenberger works in Devex's Development Data team in Manila, assisting in expanding data content and analyzing global funding trends. She has a master's degree from China and she brings experience from UNOPS, UN Women and the nonprofit sector. Her main areas of interest are poverty alleviation, economic and gender equality, and Chinese philanthropy.