Meg Foulkes


Director of The Justice Programme

Meg Foulkes is the Director of the Open Knowledge Justice Programme. She has been been working at Open Knowledge Foundation since 2012.


Meg previously worked as a Legal Adviser at Refugee Legal Centre for detained asylum seekers at Oakington IRC. She is currently juggling her day job at Open Knowledge Foundation and studying to become a barrister.

Contact Meg Foulkes at justice@okfn.org


Louise Hooper

Strategic Litigation Team

Louise Hooper is a barrister at Garden Court Law specialising in international human rights, public law and migration. 


She is a member of the Bias in AI research group at Durham University and advises NGOs, start-ups and others in respect of data, privacy and human rights implications of the use of new and emerging technology.


Louise speaks at international conferences and events on ethical and legal issues of new and emerging technologies including effective regulation of algorithms and AI.

Contact Louise Hooper at louiseh@gclaw.co.uk


Cédric Lombion

Data & Innoviation Lead

Cédric Lombion is Open Knowledge Foundation's Data & Innovation lead and has been supporting the organisation’s data literacy efforts across the world since 2015.


Cédric is a political science and public communications graduate. As one of the foremost experts on data and technology literacy he is regularly invited to talk about or facilitate trainings on the topic by international organisations such as the OECD, Transparency International, the UNDP or the World Bank.


James Hamilton

Development Manager

James Hamilton has worked in the not-for-profit sector for over 20 years, focusing on issues of information and democracy.


He has had numerous leadership and management roles in the UK and Australia, including COO of openDemocracy and China Dialogue, Development Director of Open Knowledge Foundation and CEO of JOY94.9 (Australia's LGBTI radio station).


As Development Manager of Open Knowledge Foundation, James works with the team, and our partners and funders, to develop innovative projects that deliver measurable positive impact in the world.