stefaan verhulst

Dr. Stefaan G. Verhulst

Co-Founder of the Governance Laboratory (The GovLab) at New York University (NYU), an action research center focused on transforming decision making and innovating policy making using advances in science and technology - including data and collective intelligence. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the open access journal Data & Policy (Cambridge University Press); the Research Director of the MacArthur Research Network on Opening Governance; Chair of the Data for Children Collaborative with Unicef; a member of the High-Level Expert Group to the European Commission on Business-to-Government Data Sharing; and of the Expert Group to Eurostat on using Private Sector data for Official Statistics. He is also a member of the UNESCO Information Ethics Working Group. He is a Senior Advisor to the Markle Foundation where he spent more than a decade as Chief of Research.