Jean-Pierre BÉGUIN 
Manfred HAEBIG 
Peter KIBBY 
Louis de MERODE 
Charles SAVAGE 
Chris SMART 
Steve SONG 

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Title: Director
Email: peter(a)
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Geoff BARNARD download 
Title: Head of Information
Institution: IDS
Address: University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9RE, UK
Phone: +44 (0)1273 678686
Fax: +44 (0) 1273 621202
Web site:

Adrian BLUNDELL download 
Title: Head of Information Systems Strategy and Development
Institution: DFID
Email: AF-Blundell(a)
Web site:
Adrian Blundell heads the information systems strategy and development section within the UK Department For International Development (DFID). He project managed the introduction of DFIDs first generation intranet in 1998 and also the Performance Reporting Information System for Management (PRISM) in 1999 based on earlier work with health and population aid effectiveness systems. His main challenges at present are the further development of PRISM and a second generation intranet, the introduction of electronic document and records management, a new human resources management system and the development of e-business strategies for DFID.

He has been with DFID for over 10 years working as a business analyst and project manager.

Jean-Pierre B�GUIN download 
Title: Senior Operations Specialist, Regional Operations Support Office
Institution: Inter-American Development Bank
Address: 1300 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20577 USA
Phone: 202-623-1350
Fax: 202-623-3739
Email: JEANB(a)
Web site:
Jean-Pierre B�GUIN has earned a licence in law from the University of Geneva and a PhD in political science from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva. He has worked successively in the World Bank, the Office of International Economic Affairs in Bern, the Organization of American States and the Inter-American Development Bank. Currently, he is a Senior Operations Specialist Analyst in the IDB and Co-coordinator of KENSTEER, the inter-departmental coordinating group for the Bank's Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN).

Stephen DENNING Knowledge Sharing at the World Bank

Title: Program Director � Knowledge Management
Institution: World Bank
Address: 1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20433 USA
Email: SDenning(a)
Web site:
Stephen Denning is spokesperson on the Bank�s major initiative to share its know-how, information and experience not only among its own staff, but also with its clients and partners around the world. As program director of knowledge management, a position he assumed in 1996, Mr. Denning chairs the Bank�s Knowledge Management Board, which includes managers from across the Bank, and is charged with leading the knowledge-sharing reforms. He also coordinates the technology resources needed to implement this strategic shift in management of information and knowledge. Prior to holding this position, Mr. Denning held various management positions including director for the Bank�s Southern Africa department, senior operations adviser for Africa, division chief for population, health and nutrition projects, initially in Latin America and the Middle East, and later in Asia and Eastern Africa. He has also been division chief for the Sahel Countries and the Bank�s riverblindness program.

Steve GLOVINSKY download 
Title: Coordinator - UNDP Sub-regional Resource Facilities (SURF)
Institution: United Nations Development Programme
Address: 1 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017 USA
Phone: 212-906-6337
Fax: 212-906-5023
Email: steve.glovinsky(a)
Web site:
Steve Glovinsky is a public management specialist with over twenty five years' experience with the United Nations Development Programme in the design and implementation of governance programmes and projects, including twelve years in field assignments. He has worked with a wide and diverse range of countries and organizations to provide methodological guidance and technical support in four areas: public sector rationalization, decentralization and area development strategies, institutional capacity building, and the management of change. Specific competencies include transition planning for state structures, strategic planning, organizational rationalization, programme and project formulation, business systems engineering, and process facilitation. Since August 1998 he has been the Coordinator of the "Global Hub" of UNDP's system of Sub-regional Resource Facilities � the SURF system.

Manfred HAEBIG download 
Title: Project Leader, Strategic Project 'Knowledge Management'
Institution: GTZ
Email: manfred.haebig(a)
Web site:


Technology for KM
Title: TFPL Senior Consultant
Institution: TFPL Ltd.
Address: 17 - 18 Britton Street London EC1M 5TL, UK
Phone: +44 (0)207 251 5522
Fax: +44 (0)207 251 8318
Email: peter.kibby(a)
Web site:
Peter Kibby is one of the team of experienced information and knowledge management consultants at TFPL. He joined the company in 1995 with a wide-range of experience in print and electronic publishing, and in-depth knowledge of database and indexing applications. His work creates strategies to harness appropriate technologies to business processes within the capacities of the people they are designed for. Central to these projects is a focus on improvement in service or profitability through innovation and the identification of customer value. In practice this means strategies and planning for intranets, web sites and knowledge management programmes, classification and indexing schemes and, for vendors, product and marketing strategies. He also runs training courses on the exploitation of technology for knowledge management and electronic publishing, and he has been technical director for the EC Telematics Application Programme's ETHOS project.

Prior to joining TFPL Peter worked for Blackwell Science, where he managed the commercial development of the award-winning Blackwell Idealist, full-text indexing software. During this period he assisted several hundred clients in the design of database and retrieval applications for their specific needs. Previously he has worked in production and marketing roles in scientific, educational and consumer publishing houses. His passions include travel, speed and food - and indexing technologies.

Title: President
Institution: InterQuest Consulting
Address: 121 Keefer St., Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA K1M 1T6
Phone: (613) 742-0313
Fax: (613) 742-7803
Email: LMakosky(a)
Lyle Makosky is a senior executive with over twenty-eight years professional experience in the public, private and the not-for-profit sectors. His knowledge of strategy development, public policy, consultation and consensus building, and managing issues and organizations in the public interest, has been developed through managing several national associations and government organizations as well as designing and facilitating extensive consultations, public policy reviews, strategic planning and change management processes across Canada.

He is currently the President of InterQuest, which specializes in strategic and process consulting to the private, public and non governmental sectors. InterQuest draws upon interdisciplinary methods and models, and where appropriate, utilizes graphical software and real-time group technology to assist in the dialogue and decision process.

As a federal Assistant Deputy Minister with the Government of Canada, he designed and directed the Health Department�s corporate, multi-year, strategic planning exercise, the most comprehensive and far reaching in the department�s history. It lead to significant reform in the department�s strategic and policy priorities and business lines and was the basis for their response to federal restructuring and budget cuts.

As ADM for the Ministry of State for Fitness and Amateur Sport, he guided the reformulation of federal policy and programs during a period of intense scrutiny (Dubin Inquiry on Drugs, etc.) culminating in a new federal- provincial framework and landmark federal policy.

As Executive Vice-President for The Niagara Institute, he was instrumental in positioning the Institute as a national centre for senior leadership development and a non-partisan, issues resolution forum for business, government and labour executives. Mr. Makosky was also the national Executive Director of four national non-profit associations, successfully establishing their governance and cross-Canada programs during their formative years.

He has a Master of Science degree in Nuclear Physics and completed Doctoral coursework in Geophysics.

Louis DE MERODE Communities of Practice

The Role of the CKO (not presented)
Title: Management Consultant - Knowledge Management
Institution: Silver Creek Associates
Address: Aexandria, VA. USA
Phone: (703) 548-3070
Email: ldemerode(a)
Louis de Merode is Principal Consultant at Silver Creek Associates, which specializes in Communities of Practice and Knowledge Management Strategy. Before being on his own, he was with the World Bank for many years, first in lending operations and then as an internal consultant. Mr. de Merode�s clients include Fortune 500 companies, The World Bank and the InterAmerican Development Bank. He is a sought after speaker at conferences on Knowledge Management and Communities of Practice. And he is an avid reader, runner and fly-fisherman.

Nick MILTON KM at BP and Tearfund
Title: Vice-President
Institution: Knowledge Transformation International
Address: The Old Bakery, Lower North Street, Cheddar, Somerset,UK, BS273HE
Phone: +44 (0)1934 741487
Email: nick_milton(a)
Web site:
Dr. Nick Milton is Vice President and co-founder of Knowledge TransformationSM International . In addition to his managerial, Nick takes a direct involvement in client engagements, in provision of training, mentoring and knowledge capture/packaging services, and in publicizing the company through articles and conferences

Prior to founding Knowledge TransformationSM International , Nick was Knowledge Manager for the Knowledge Management Team of British Petroleum and is widely as �a pioneer in Knowledge Management� (American Society for Training & Development).

Nick has an MA in Natural Sciences (1st Class) from the University of Cambridge, England, and a PhD from the University of Wales. He has authored several articles on knowledge management,and has been used as an expert resource for numerous books. He is a widely recognized coach and trainer, and has spoken at many international conferences, such as Unicom, EEMA, NORSOK EBIC, the Daimler/Chrysler corporate university, and the IBM technology college.

Adrian POPLAWSKI CIDA and Knowledge Management
Title: Team Leader, Phoenix Project
Institution: CIDA
Address: 200 Promenade du Portage, Hull, QC, CANADA,K1A 0G4
Phone: (819) 997-3734
Fax: (819) 994-9530
Web site:

Charles SAVAGE The Development of Knowledge Management
Title: President
Institution: Knowledge Era Enterprises
Address: Framingham, MA, USA
Phone: (508) 620-5051
Email: Charles_Savage(a)
Dr. Charles M. Savage, President and Mentor, Knowledge Era Enterprises, Inc., helps companies discover the tremendous potential of knowledge era enterprising. He consults and speaks widely in the United States, Asia and Europe.

His book, Fifth Generation Management, has been widely acclaimed and translated into Japanese and Korean. Tom Peters named it his business book of 1991. A revised edition, subtitled, Co-creating through Virtual Enterprising, Dynamic Teaming and Knowledge Networking, has just been released and German and Portuguese translations are also available.

Dr. Savage works with company presidents, division managers and other senior executives committed to improving their business strategy, organizational agility, market respon- siveness, and customer focus. He has pioneered the discussion of Fifth Generation Management as a way to tap and team the creative capabilities of professionals within and between companies. In particular, he has been focusing on the shift from the steep hierarchies of the Industrial Era to flatter network organizations based on dynamic teaming and virtual enterprising in the Knowledge Era. His clients include ABB, CIBC, Digital, Dow, Electrolux, Intel, Hyatt, ITT, Oracle, Martin Marietta and Siemens.

Chris SMART Knowledge Asset Mapping at IDRC
Title: Director - Special Initiatives Program
Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Address: 250 Albert St., PO Box 8500, Ottawa, CANADA K1G 3H9
Phone: 613-236-6163 ext. 2323
Fax: 613-563-0815
Email: csmart(a)
Web site:
Chris Smart is currently the Director of the Special Initiatives Program within IDRC�s Corporate Services Branch. He joined the Centre in 1979 as a Program Officer in the Science and Technology Policy Unit. At various times he has been Deputy Director of the Fellowships and Awards Division, and of the Social Sciences Division.

Chris graduated in General Science from the University of Toronto and later crossed into the social sciences and humanities with an MSc in the History and Social Studies of Science from the Science Policy Research Unit of the University of Sussex.

After graduating from the U of T Chris was a secondary school teacher of science first in Canada and then in Sarawak with CUSO. After completing graduate studies in the UK he was Senior Tutor for four years in the Department of History at the University of Papua New Guinea. Before joining the Centre Chris was the Associate Director for Overseas Programs for World University Service Overseas of Canada.

Steve SONG Strategies for Virtual Collaboration
Title: Senior Programme Officer
Institution: Bellanet International Secretariat
Address: c/o IDRC, 250 Albert St., PO Box 8500, Ottawa, CANADA K1G 3H9
Phone: +1 613 236-6163 ext. 2268
Fax: (613) 238-7230
Email: ssong(a)
Web site:
Steve Song has worked in the field of information and communication technologies for development since 1991. Much of his experience is in Africa and particularly South Africa where he lived and worked from 1991-1996. Prior to that Steve worked in the computer industry in Canada and U.K.

Since returning to Canada, Steve has worked for the International Development Research Centre managing the Unganisha project; an initiative to improve the capacity of researchers in developing countries to utilize information and communication technologies for collaboration and information dissemination. He is now a senior programme officer at the Bellanet International Secretariat and is involved in developing capacity building resources for the more effective use of information and communication technologies.

Pentti SYDANMAANLAKKA NOKIA and Knowledge Management
Title: Director of Human Resources
Institution: Nokia Networks
Email: pentti.sydanmaanlakka(a)
Web site:
Pentti Syd�nmaanlakka has a wide range of experience in all areas of human resource management with international background ranging from Europe, USA and Asia. He has worked with international companies like Nixdorf Computer, Siemens Nixdorf Information Systems and Kone Corporation. He is Director of Human Resources at Nokia Networks and is currently on his sabbatical leave focusing on reflection about organisational learning and self-management. He was also the chairman of the Finnish Assiciation of Human Resources Management for two years.

Title: Head, Unit for Organizational Learning
Institution: SIDA
Email: gisela.wasmouth(a)
Web site:
Gisela Wasmouth has her main professional experience from Sida. For twenty years she has had a number of managerial positions within the field of personnel. She has worked with internal and external recruitment to Sida, the UN organizations and the World Bank. She has also dealt with administration of personnel, staff wellfare and training. Since 1996 she is responsible for the transformation of Sida into a "learning organization", which includes writing policies, working out tools for analysis and evaluation, preparing and carrying through training programs etc.

Paul WHIFFEN KM at BP and Tearfund
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Title: Technical Response Team
Institution: Tearfund
Email: prw(a)tearfund
Web site:

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