Lauren Keevill is a senior governance officer at Pact, supporting a global portfolio of programs that strengthen civil society, support local governance initiatives, and promote peacebuilding with a focus on accountability issues. Lauren provides technical assistance to country teams including Zimbabwe, Nepal, Ethiopia, and Nigeria, leads business development activities, and advances thought leadership efforts in the governance community. Previously, she was a Program Officer for the Transparency and Accountability Initiative, a donor collaborative, where she supported members to facilitate deeper partnership engagement around priority TAI sectors and programs. Lauren brings a decade of experience to Pact, with significant previous experience consulting on governance issues in fragile states, and has worked Washington and overseas with a range of development actors including the World Bank, the UN Office of Project Services, and US Agency for International Development. She holds an MA from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.