Tammy Michele Washington
Governance, Anti-corruption/Evaluation and Legal Consultant
Tammy Washington is a U.S. based attorney with extensive international rule-of-law and democratic governance experience in crisis and post-conflict countries throughout Africa including the following countries: Angola, Kenya, Liberia, Somalia, Sudan and South(ern) Sudan.
She maintains extensive experience as an advisor for UNDP projects in sub-Saharan Africa. In Somalia, she served as a Legal Training Consultant, which entailed analyzing the country’s constitution, and providing recommendations for amendments to be made to the national legal framework. Additionally, Ms. Washington developed training curricula and implemented these materials through training conducted with Somali legal professionals. More recently, she has performed as an Outcome Evaluation Consultant in Angola for UNDP’s activities, as well as an Anti-Corruption Consultant for UNDP’s Regional Centre for East & Southern Africa.
Ms. Washington has also played integral role in the foundational work of the Southern Sudan Anti-Corruption Commission. She provided support to the country’s national Ministry of Legal Affairs & Constitutional Development leading. As the Chief Technical Advisor, Ms. Washington also led UNDP’s activities from 2004-2007 to support South Sudan’s legal capacity development at the national ministry level, as well as the development of new legislation.
Prior to this, Tammy served in similar roles in Kenya. This primarily included her work as a Technical Advisor to the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission, as well as the national level Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs.
As a member of the American Bar Association, Ms. Washington maintains active membership in the Association’s Africa Committee, Anti-Corruption Initiatives and Compliance Issues Committee, International Courts Committee, International Human Rights Committee, International Criminal Law Committee, as well as the ABA’s NGO and Non-Profit Organisation Committee.