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Koen Roovers

Koen has over 9 years of experience developing and advocating for European policy proposals. As Advocacy Manager for the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC) his efforts are aimed at improving corporate ownership transparency as a safeguard against financial crimes, as well as at getting EU wide rules to curb tax evasion and avoidance. Previously, he has worked as Coalition Coordinator for the Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU), a network of civil society groups that campaigns for more transparent EU public decision-making. Prior to that, I assisted a Dutch member of the European Parliament. 

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2016: A year for open government

This blog originally appeared on the Financial Transparency Coalition website.  2016 is a big year for the open government movement, and recent revelations from the leaked Panama Papers will only serve to forward the transparency discussion further. As we’ve seen…