By Luminate

Luminate appoints experts on governance, media, technology to Advisory Group

Global philanthropic organisation Luminate has appointed an Advisory Group to feed into its strategy, advise investees and partners, and offer a view on the impact being achieved by its funding.

The selected advisors represent the various regions in which the organisation operates and were chosen for their expertise and experience in Luminate’s four impact areas: civic empowerment, data & digital rights, financial transparency and independent media.

Luminate CEO Stephen King said: “We are pleased to welcome these 11 leaders as members of our Advisory Group. Their independent expertise will be critical to challenging, sharpening and advancing our thinking on the core strategic questions and assumptions driving our work.”

The Advisory Board is comprised of:

  • Mike Bracken, Partner, Public Digital
  • Ying Chan, Award-winning journalist, Educator and Media consultant
  • Alix Dunn, Director, Computer Says Maybe
  • Jeremy Heimans, Co-Founder and CEO, Purpose
  • Mariana Mazzucato, Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value and Founder & Director of the Institute of Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London
  • Dele Olojede, Writer, Publisher, and Host of the Africa in the World festival of ideas
  • Rakesh Rajani, Vice President of Programs, Co-Impact
  • Monica Tanuhandaru, Executive Director, Partnership for Governance Reform (Kemitraan)
  • Arturo Valenzuela, Senior Advisor for Latin America, Covington & Burling
  • Nicole Wong, Principal, NWong Strategies
  • Ethan Zuckerman, Director, Center for Civic Media and Associate Professor of the Practice, MIT Lab

Read more about the Advisory Group members on Luminate’s Governance page