OUR TEAM

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.

Abayomi Akinbo

Program Associate

Abubakar Sadiq Idris

Operations & Finance Associate

Adam Parker

Senior Designer

Adam Talsma

Regional Director for Africa

Amira El-Sayed

Director of Programs & Strategy

Andrew Haupt

Chief Operating Officer

Chelsey Lepage

Senior Program Manager

Corey Chao

Strategic Designer

Georgette Stewart

Associate Director, Finance & Administration

Ijeoma Ofonagoro

Manager, People & Culture

Kisha Bwenge

Communications & Advocacy Associate

Laura Freschi

Director of Advocacy

Maria Unawu

Programs Assistant

Marielle Velander

Research Manager

Mohammed Maikudi

Program Manager

Nadav Green

Finance Associate

Panthea Lee

Executive Director

Ugochi Ekwueme

Program Associate

Yop Rwang Pam

Program Associate

Zack Brisson

Principal

COLLABORATORS

Jeremy Evans

Matthew McNaughton