about us

Open Cities Lab is a non-profit organisation ( 229-096NPO) established by a group of founding members who desire to serve the common good through the advancement of transparency.

We are governed by a Board of Directors currently made up of Matthew Adendorff, Bryden Neville, and Richard Gevers. Our main operations occur at our HQ in Glenwood, Durban, SA and we have just opened a small office in Rosebank, Johannesburg, SA. Get in touch with us or find us on social media (links in the footer)!

our team

We operate as a small core team carrying out essential projects and functions while supported by an active community and esteemed partners. Click here to email your CV

Abigail
Kemper
Research
Ayanda
Nene
Development
Brian
O'Leary
Research
Callum
Oberholzer
Development
Carla
Zaidy
Design
Matthew
Adendorff
Data Science
Megan
Gericke
Admin & Grants
Paul
Figueira
UX/UI Design
Richard
Gevers
CEO
Sophie
Mcmanus
Research
Thandeka
Bhengu
Research
Wasim
Moosa
Development

We are proud to have the following organisations as part of our delivery:


funders

Indigo Trust

The Indigo Trust funds organisations using digital technologies to improve transparency and accountability in sub-Saharan Africa

Luminate

Luminate supports organisations and entrepreneurs working to enable people to participate in and shape the issues impacting society, and to hold those in power to account.


our partners

We exist because of the generosity and sharing of our partners and community. This is a list of partners we are proud to work with.

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with thanks to

aws
google
heroku
microsoft
receipt bank
slack
trello
xero
github