Keitha Booth is an Independent Consultant advising and commenting on open government and information-related matters. She is a graduate or Victoria University of Wellington, NZ with a bachelor’s degree in the humanities and postgraduate qualifications in librarianship and information systems. She has wide experience in e-government matters and led NZ’s Open Government Information and Data Programme, which promoted innovative and legal re-use of public information to drive growth and illustrate government’s performance. Keitha has over 30 years of research experience and has presented regularly internationally. She is an Associate of Open Data Institute (UK) and a Digital New Zealand Advisory Board Member and former member of the Creative Commons Aotearoa NZ Advisory Panel.