Johnny is founder and director of OpenOil. He is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and member of the advisory board of the FAST Standard Organisation, the organisation that protects, promotes and furthers the development of the FAST Modelling Standard.
Since 2013, he and OpenOil have pioneered the development of public financial models, leading debate in such techniques for organisation such as the World Bank and the IMF.
Paul is OpenOil’s Data Training and Services programme manager. In addition to leading the training programme, he does research as well as communications on how to use open data in the extractive industries.
Prior to OpenOil, Paul worked in development research, including a strategy paper for the Rwandan embassy in The Hague, Netherlands. He has been involved with INGOs and is engaged as a trainer for volunteers in international development programmes.
Anton is leading OpenOil’s analysis of company incorporation structures and networks, through that contributing to the development of open data systems around the relationships of companies, executives, shareholders / beneficial owners and assets.
His work included the coordination and development of OpenOil's repository project and Aleph database of stock exchange disclosures, including the research on how to data mine corporate filings; curration of host-government contracts, concession and price data.
Alexandra is an independent advisor on international taxation and the extractive industries. Her work is focused on issues of tax avoidance, and other forms of illicit financial flows, by multinational extractive companies in developing countries.
She has authored and co-authored a range of policy reports and guidelines, including the first reference book for tax practitioners on transfer pricing in mining; and directly advised numerous developing country tax authorities, Parliamentary Committees, and regional assemblies, on strengthening legal frameworks against abusive transfer pricing in the mining sector
Rachel has worked on the extractives industries for more than five years, with a focus on Malawi. She served as a CIM Integrated Expert with Citizens for Justice in Lilongwe focused on extractives and public financial management, and sat on the Malawi Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative Multi-Stakeholder Group.
Previously she worked as a Senior Revenue Specialist with the Revenue Development Foundation in Malawi’s Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Rural Development from the Royal Agricultural University, United Kingdom.