Karin Christiansen

Karin is an experienced CEO and board member including in the transparency, open data, co-operative and not for profit sectors. She has extensive facilitation and chairing experience and She is the chair of Open Knowledge International and founder and now a board member of Publish What You Fund - the global campaign for the transparency of aid. She has a background in aid and development, but most recently moved into professional politics as the General Secretary of the Co-operative Party in the UK. She studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics as an undergraduate, and has Masters degrees in Development Economics and in Social and Political Thought