Darko Pavlovic, Regional Project Manager
Darko has 18 years of professional experience on governance issues, specifically focusing on transparency and accountability. In his current role, Darko ensures effective management, administration, and monitoring of the project, advice and technical backstopping, support in resource mobilization and partnership building. Prior to working with the FairBiz project, Darko spent 3.5 years with UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub focusing on improving accountability and transparency in the climate finance programme and working with governments, parliaments, and civil society organizations across the Asia-Pacific region. He has worked with UNDP in Afghanistan, Serbia, Oslo Governance Centre, and New York managing anti-corruption projects and project evaluations. Prior to working for UNDP, Darko spent two years on Wall Street working as a currency analyst and two years in Belgrade District Court where he passed Serbian Bar Exam. He has earned Master’s Degrees from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs and LLM from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.
Liviana Zorzi, Programme Specialist
Passionate about themes of social justice, environment and gender, Liviana has been working on transparency, accountability, anti-corruption, open government, and diversity & inclusion (D&I) at UNDP since 2014. She was involved in Fairbiz since its design, with a focus on country support, mainstreaming D&I and leading the work on court excellence. Currently she also coordinates the 'Judicial integrity Network in ASEAN'. Prior to joining UNDP, she worked as Executive Assistant and Project Manager at Pordenone Exhibition Centre. Previously she worked on public health and social determinants of health with WHO in Uzbekistan and EuroHealthNet, a Brussels-based NGO conducting research for the European Commission. Before joining international organizations, she worked with several Italian NGOs on sustainable development and peace promotion. She holds a BA in Communication Sciences and a Master in Public, Social and Political Communication from the University of Bologna (Italy).
Brook Horowitz, Business Integrity Advisor
A graduate of Cambridge and Harvard Universities, Brook was part of the team that led GE’s expansion in Eastern Europe during the 90s. In 2004 he joined the International Business Leaders Forum, where he was Director of Business Standards, spearheading the organisation’s programmes in emerging markets, in particular China and Russia. In 2014, he co-founded IBLF Global, an NGO promoting responsible business through collective action. Since then, Brook has led on project design and management of anti-corruption projects in Russia, Turkey, Central Asia and South East Asia. Projects have included creating and developing a Government-Business Integrity Initiative in Vietnam, enabling SMEs to bid for business in the public procurement process of Kyrgyz Republic, and advising the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and Department for International Trade (DIT) on their Business Integrity Initiative for British exporters. From 2013-2015, he played a variety of leadership roles in the B20, a multi-stakeholder dialogue between the companies and governments of the G20 countries. With UNDP, he is advising the organisation on their business integrity strategy in ASEAN and on the creation of a new Integrity Hub.
Sara D’Anzeo, Business Engagement Consultant
Sara is an Italian-American professional that brings over 12 years of expertise in research and development in international trade both in the non-profit & private sector. Before joining UNDP, Sara covered regional and national managerial roles of commercial development in private multinationals in USA, Europe and South-East Asia. She also led the trade office of the Italian American Chamber of Commerce of Southeast USA where she developed many projects from inception to execution and contributed to fostering trade and development cooperation.
Sara is especially passionate about the themes of gender, inclusion, and sustainable practices.
She has a Master’s degree in Law from Macerata University, Italy with final thesis on Comparative Law completed at the University of Miami School of Law, Florida.
Stefano Pighin, Communication and Partnerships Officer
Stefano brings his business sector experience to the team. Prior to joining UNDP, Stefano worked for eight years in the events and exhibition industry in Italy, covering marketing, sales and communication positions, with a main focus on developing new trade exhibition projects. He also worked for Italian Chamber of Commerce Abroad network as project manager and trade consultant in Thailand and Australia, preparing and scheduling both the incoming business and political delegations. Stefano achieved a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from University of Udine and received a Scholarship to teach Italian language in Australia.
Pundaree Boonkerd, Project Management and Communications Consultant
Pundaree has a 'split personality' when it comes to her work with the FairBiz project. On the project management front, she monitors the finances, working with Country Offices on their budget workplans. She spends the rest of her time on visual problem solving and graphic design.
A lover of arts and letters, Pundaree has a Master's in Italian language and literature from University of Bologna and a B.A. in English from Chulalongkorn University.