Susannah Vila

Helen Kilbey

CO-FOUNDER Susannah Vila helped co-found the engine room and acted as a community lead for the organization until 2013.

Christopher Wilson

Helen Kilbey

CO-FOUNDER Christopher Wilson co-founded The Engine Room in 2011, and co-led the development of the organisation until June 2015. Prior to co-founding The Engine Room, Christopher worked as the communications focal point for the UNDP Global Programme on Governance Assessments, and manager of the Global Forum on Freedom of Expression. Christopher holds an M.A. in […]

Alix Dunn

Helen Kilbey

CO-FOUNDER Alix co-founded The Engine Room in 2011, and co-led the organisation before becoming the first Executive Director from June 2015 until she stepped down in September 2018. She is a recovering researcher with a passion for applying creative solutions to difficult problems. She is a hunter and gatherer, identifying data and technology strategies that […]

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