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Robin Hodess

The B Team

Robin became Director of Governance & Transparency at The B Team in April 2018. She has been working in the fields of governance, transparency and social justice for two decades, including engagement with the private sector in a range in multistakeholder initiatives.
Prior to that, Robin was acting Managing Director and Strategy Director at Transparency International, after having led Transparency International’s global policy, research and advocacy efforts for many years. She has also worked at the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs in New York and taught at universities in the UK and Germany.

Since September 2016, Robin has been a civil society member of the Open Government Partnership Steering Committee.

Robin holds a PhD and MPhil in International Relations from Cambridge University and a BA in History from the University of Pennsylvania.


You can follow her on Twitter @RobinHodess.

Authored Content

Faces of Open Government – Robin Hodess

Why is it important to talk about beneficial ownership transparency when we talk about open government? It’s very important when we are looking to opening up government that we understand the nexus of politics and business. When we don't know…

Where Do We Go From Here? Taking Stock of Beneficial Ownership Transparency

A few weeks ago, the Government of Georgia hosted the Fifth Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Tbilisi. The event provided an opportunity for leaders from more than 78 participating countries, 20 local governments and a wide range of stakeholders to…

Public registers across the EU: the time is right, the time is now

After years of public scandal, investigative journalism, and policy research to back it all up with evidence, there is significant demand and momentum to put an end to anonymous companies once and for all. The case has repeatedly been made…

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