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 12 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:

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.
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.
Jeremy Sandbrook
Jeremy Sandbrook
Jeremy Sandbrook is the CEO of Integritas360, a global corporate social enterprise committed to advancing integrity and raising ethical practices in global development. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiner’s and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Jeremy previously held a number of senior leadership positions within SOS Children’s Villages, and has worked for PWC and Qantas Airways
Simon Lawry-White
Simon Lawry-White
Simon Lawry-White is founder and director of Vine Management Consulting which has provided performance consulting services governments, UN agencies, Red Cross, and INGOs since 1996. He has worked for UNICEF, Oxfam and the UK aid programme in Africa, and led the secretariat of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee.
Charlie Martial Ngounou
Charlie Martial Ngounou
Based in Cameroon, Charlie is an activist for democracy, human rights, digital rights, and Open Data in Africa with AfroLeadership, a CSO he founded in 2007. He works as Public Finance Expert for the Association Internationale des Maires Francophones (AIMF). He is a member the OECD/UCLG World Observatory on Sub-National Government Finance and Investment; the Independent Accountability Committee (IAC) of the Global CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE); and the Advisory Group for TAP Network SDG Accountability Handbook.
Danilo Songco
Danilo Songco
Danilo Songco is the President and CEO of PinoyME Foundation, a non-profit organization set up by former Philippine President Corazon Aquino. PinoyME is a rural enterprise incubator that provides a full range of services to assist small producers to become commercially viable institutions. He also serves as a consultant to the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Japanese International Cooperation Agency, USAID, and UNDP, among others. Previously, Dan held leadership positions in NGOs as well as in government agencies in the Philippines.
Elodie Le Grand
Elodie Le Grand
Elodie Le Grand has been working for the protection of human rights for various organisations in more than 20 countries in Africa, Middle East and in the Americas. She founded her consulting firm, Consentia, in corporate social responsibility and human rights, with a specialty on children’s rights.
  • Louise James: Global Programmes Director for Accenture Development Partnerships and Managing Director in Accenture’s management consulting practice .
  • Rhonda Chapman: independent consultant and a former Director of Development Practice and Membership at the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID).
  • Nora Lester Murad: co-founder of Dalia Association and Aid Watch Palestine
  • 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