Tatiana Rocabado

Corruption Prevention Specialist

Tatiana Rocabado joined the Basel Institute on Governance in June 2023 as a Corruption Prevention Specialist for the Green Corruption programme in Bolivia. 

In this position, Tatiana plays a key role in strengthening Bolivia's environmental agencies through training and workshops focused on corruption risk assessment and treatment. Additionally, she works jointly with the government to develop and implement effective corruption prevention measures. Tatiana's work contributes to a three-country project in Latin America aimed at reducing the opportunities for corrupt acts that facilitate illegal wildlife trade and at fostering cooperation.

Tatiana has several years of experience in Bolivia's public sector, where she has successfully managed international development projects financed by bilateral and multilateral agencies including the World Bank, Green Climate Fund and Green Environmental Facility. In these roles, she helped several governmental agencies to increase the effectiveness of their processes and monitored compliance with anti-corruption guidelines, procurement processes and environmental and social safeguards. She has also worked as a research assistant at the Energy Institute of Texas A&M University and as a research economist at the World Bank’s office in Indonesia.

Tatiana has a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, a Master of Public Policy and Management from the Universidad Católica Boliviana San Pablo, and a Master of International Affairs specialising in International Development and Economic Policy from Texas A&M University in the U.S. 

She is fluent in Spanish, English and French.