Nathaniel Heller

Job title: Executive Vice President, Integrated Strategies

Nathaniel Heller is Executive Vice President, Integrated Strategies at the Results for Development Institute (R4D) and leads R4D’s Governance Program. At R4D, Nathaniel works to harness citizen-centric transparency and accountability efforts as drivers of development outcomes.  Prior to joining R4D, Nathaniel co-founded and led Global Integrity, a non-profit organization that promotes government transparency and accountability worldwide through high-quality research, cutting-edge technology, and innovative policy insights. During his time as Executive Director of Global Integrity, Nathaniel also conceptualized and established the OpenGov Hub, the world’s first open government-themed co-working community with locations in Washington, DC and Kathmandu, Nepal. Prior to co-founding Global Integrity, Nathaniel served at the US Department of State focusing on European political-military affairs; as a fellow at the Center for Public Integrity reporting on public sector accountability and ethics issues; and as a foreign policy fellow to the late-Senator Edward Kennedy. He currently serves as a civil society steering committee member of the Open Government Partnership and on the board of the engine room.