Chief of Public Sector Partnerships

Mark Lewis is Chief of Public Sector Partnerships at the World Justice Project, where he leads WJP’s resource development from governmental and intergovernmental institutions. Mr. Lewis joined WJP from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), where he spent more than 25 years overseeing fundraising, partnerships, and policy work. During this time, he led a major expansion of donor support to the IMF’s capacity building initiatives across the globe, developing partnerships with a range of governmental, regional, and multilateral organizations to deliver high-impact advisory services and training to member countries. His experience at the IMF also included economic policy work with many countries, and related communications, outreach, and resource mobilization. Mr. Lewis served as the IMF representative in Turkey from 2010-2014.

Prior to joining the IMF, Mr. Lewis spent several years at the World Bank, and before that, was based in the southern Sudan, working on relief and rehabilitation programs. He has a B.A. degree from Swarthmore College and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School.