Tiernan Mennen is Chief of Party for Counterpart’s El Salvador Transparency and Accountability in the Public Sector (TAPS) project. Mennen is a democracy, governance and rights expert with senior management experience in over 40 countries around the world. Previously, he led the global democracy and governance divisions for Tetra Tech and Abt Associates and was chief of party on a decentralization project in Nepal, a civil society and rule of law project in Sri Lanka, and a criminal justice reform project in Bolivia. Mennen is a regular researcher and author on human rights, anti-corruption, land tenure, access to justice, and rule of law. Under TAPS, Mennen will lead a five-year project that supports civil society and government-led efforts to promote ethics and integrity, and improve national systems for preventing and combatting corruption.