Maassen - Paul

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Paul Maassen is the first Civil Society Coordinator for the Open Government Partnership (OGP). OGP is an ambitious multilateral initiative that aims to secure concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption and harness new technologies to strengthen governance. The position is  hosted by Hivos. 
Paul Maassen worked earlier with Hivos as team manager for the ICT & Media programme, was involved in the establishment of the East African citizen agency initiative Twaweza, attained private sector experience with Dutch telcom company KPN and studied industrial engineering and management. He currently works as Head of Finance and Partnerships of WWF Internationals Global Climate & Energy Initiative. He begun his work on the 15th of June.