Ana Brandusescu

Digital Citizenship Research Officer

Ana is a member of our open data team and focuses on driving the Open Data Barometer research, as well as contributing to a number of other open data projects. She has seven years of research experience in data analysis, data standards, open source applications, and participatory projects. Her work has included global advocacy, research evidence and mapping, policy, and strategic partnerships in open data for agriculture and nutrition, participatory mapping in Africa, Caribbean and the Pacific, crowdmapping and community development in Canada, geovisualizing trauma injuries in South Africa, and representing informal communities with free and open source software tools in India.

She previously worked for the Web Foundation in the development of pioneering the Open Contracting Data Standard with the World Bank.

Ana obtained a graduate degree in Geography from McGill University, Montreal, Canada.