The task of the Independent Review Panel is to underpin the credibility and integrity of Accountable Now by assuring that Members are in compliance with the 10 Accountability Commitments. The Panel reviews all Accountability Reports and is the final instance for handling complaints filed against Accountable Now Members.

Members of the Independent Review Panel:

Mihir Bhatt
Mihir Bhatt
Mihir Bhatt is the Director and founder of the All India Disaster Mitigation Institute. He has been evaluating the humanitarian work of both UN and international nongovernmental agencies on beneficiary feedback, rehabilitation activities, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation projects in Asia and the Pacific.
Rhonda Chapman
Rhonda Chapman
Rhonda Chapman works as an independent consultant specialising in the review, assessment and capacity building of civil society organisations within the international development sector. She is a former Director of Development Practice and Membership at the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID).
John Clark
John Clark
John Clark is Chair of the international anti-corruption NGO, Partnership for Transparency Fund, on the supervisory board of the European Center for Not-for-profit Law and on the advisory Council for the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law. He has worked at the World Bank, in the United Nations Secretary-General’s office, and in Oxfam GB.
Louise James
Louise James
Louise James is Managing Director in Accenture’s management consulting practice where she has worked since 1997. Within Accenture Louise is the Global Programmes Director for Accenture Development Partnerships, a not-for-profit consulting group. She is on the Board of BOND.
Jane Kiragu
Jane Kiragu
Jane Kiragu is a human rights lawyer and an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She is currently the Managing Director of Satima Consultants Ltd, a Kenyan based consultancy firm.
Nora Lester Murad
Nora Lester Murad
Nora Lester Murad is co-founder of Dalia Association and Aid Watch Palestine. She is an independent researcher / consultant and works with Palestinian CSOs, ICSOs, and multilateral organisations doing strategic planning, community development, organisational change, capacity assessments, impact evaluations, and other projects.
Saroeun Soeung
Saroeun Soeung
Saroeun Soeung is the Executive Director of the Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC), a leading membership organisation for local and international NGOs in Cambodia. Furthermore, he is one of the founders of Transparency International Cambodia.
  • Wambui Kimathi: Senior Advisor for East Africa at the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB)
  • Richard Manning: ex Chair of OECD’s DAC
  • Tony Tujan: Director of the IBON Foundation, Philippines
  • Brendan Gormley: ex Chair Disaster Emergency Committee
  • Dr. Janet Hunt: fellow and Senior Research Manager at the Centre for Aboriginal Policy Research, Australian National University.
  • Gavin Neath: ex Senior Vice President of Global Communications for Unilever
  • Michael Roeskau: Former Director of Development Co-operation at OECD/DAC, Council of Europe Development Bank in Paris, former Deputy Director General in the German Federal Ministry of Finance