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Erica Westenberg

Director of Governance Programs, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)

Erica Westenberg is the Director of Governance Programs at the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI). She is a lawyer and provides policy advice on transparency and good governance in resource-rich countries worldwide. Prior to joining NRGI, she was in the energy and infrastructure group at Skadden Arps, where she advised clients on energy, natural resource, and infrastructure projects and public-private partnerships in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and the United States.

She holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, a M.Sc. in Development Management from the London School of Economics, and a B.A. in Government from Harvard College.