Dietlind Lerner, Director of Communications and Outreach,  started her career as a foreign correspondent specializing in politics, social justice and human rights issues across Europe and Africa. She is an award-winning documentary filmmaker; has written for an array of publications ranging from The Economist to TAZ and People Magazine, and worked for major broadcasters including TF1, ARD, Channel 4 and Australia’s Channel 9, as well as Reuters TV.

Dietlind moved to the NGO sector a decade ago and has since worked on climate change with Greenpeace International, money laundering and tax havens with the Financial Transparency Coalition, and participatory governance at the Open Government Partnership.