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Andreas Pavlou

Andreas Pavlou

Lead, Independent Reporting Mechanism

Andreas is the Lead for the Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM), overseeing the work of the IRM team to ensure timely and appropriate reporting for member action plans and on OGP’s action framework. He holds over ten years of experience working on open government-related topics, including access to information, anti-corruption, citizen engagement and participation.

Prior to OGP, he worked at the UK’s leading public participation charity, and previously as a transparency campaigner based in Spain. He holds a Masters degree in Contemporary European Studies from the University of Bath (as part of the European American University Consortium) and a Bachelor’s degree in European Studies and Modern Languages from the University of Birmingham. He speaks English, Spanish, French and Greek. Outside of OGP, Andreas also directs a small LGBTQ+ community group based in London.

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Five key reflections from the latest IRM Results Reports

The Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) recently published 23 Results Reports for 2019-2022 and 2020-2022 OGP action plans. These assessed 265 commitments from Africa and the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific, the Americas, and Europe. 149 commitments led to early…


Three Factors to Effectively Implement Ambitious Open Procurement Reforms

Every year, governments across the world spend over USD $13 trillion (around 12% of global gross domestic product) through public procurement. Yet, various studies show that 10 to 25% of the value of a government contract can be lost to…

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