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Who We Are

The Partnership is made up of people from government, civil society, business, non-profits, and more. They are supported by OGP staff and IRM researchers and a Steering Committee and Board of Directors provide oversight.

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is comprised of government and civil society representatives. Together, they guide the ongoing development and direction of OGP, maintaining the highest standards and ensuring its long-term sustainability.

Board of Directors

The five members of the OGP Board of Directors provide oversight of policy and procedures and strategic guidance to the organization.

International Expert Panel

The IEP oversees the OGP Independent Reporting Mechanism by helping to ensure quality of the reviews, assess procedures and promote findings.

Ambassadors & Envoys

OGP Ambassadors are senior figures who lend their voices to raise awareness and advise members. OGP Envoys are former Steering Committee members who share their open government experience at public events and shape its forward agenda.


OGP staff covers the globe – from the Philippines to Mexico to Kenya. Learn more about their background and OGP roles.

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