A number of country experts are supporting BIT-ACT across the world. They come both from within and outside academia

Anni Kisand is the former Executive Director of Transparency International Estonia, where she previously worked as a project manager.

She has a MA in Public Administration from TalTech -Tallinn University of Technology.

Germán Bidegain is an assistant professor at the Department of Political Science at the Universidad de la República (Uruguay) and a member of the National System of Researchers of Uruguay.

He holds a PhD degree in Political Science from the Pontificia Universidad Católica of Chile and an MA in History and Political Theory from Sciences Po Paris. His research interests include comparative politics, democracy, and contentious politics, with a focus on Latin America.