We are builders, makers, and entrepreneurs; equal parts strategists and storytellers, anthropologists and economists; designers, technologists, and political scientists. We share global expertise and a passion for improving governance and development worldwide.

Adam Parker

Communications Designer

Adam Talsma

Senior Designer and Country Manager, Nigeria

Carrie Oppenheimer

Program Manager

Emily Herrick

Service Designer

Georgette Stewart

Finance Manager

Ijeoma Mba

Program Associate

Laura Freschi

Director of Partnerships

Lauren Gardner

Partnerships Associate

Marielle Velander

Program Associate

Matthew McNaughton

Program Manager

Merlin Chatwin

Program Manager

Nicole Anand

Associate Director of Strategy

Nina Kiernan

People & Operations Manager

Nonso Jideofor

Program Manager

Olajumoke Adeola Ojebiyi

Program Associate

Panthea Lee


Patrick Ainslie

Director of Operations

Raúl Zambrano

Senior Governance Advisor

Tahir Sherriff

Program Coordinator

Zack Brisson



Jeremy Evans

Kate Petty