Gordon Myers

Special Advisor, Valoris Stewardship Catalysts

Gordon Myers recently retired as a Chief Counsel and Head, Technology Business Risk  of International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group. He is presently Special Advisor, Sustainable Technology to Valoris Stewardship Catalysts LLC, and Of Counsel to Wave Law PLLC.  He is also project lead for the Responsible Technology Initiative of ISLP, a non-profit and non-governmental organization providing pro bono legal assistance to governments, civil society organizations and social enterprises in the Global South.  The views expressed here are his own.


In this special issue for S&D, five authors formerly affiliated with the World Bank have responded to the question, "How have science and technology impacted the World Bank’s programs? How have these programs evolved and what could have been done better? What would you recommend to the new World Bank President Ajay Banga from a S&T perspective?"