Mark Robinson is Global Director, Governance, at the World Resources Institute in Washington, D.C., a leading global think tank on sustainable development. He is responsible for managing WRI's Governance Center of Excellence, leading governance work across the various program initiatives of the Institute, and integrating governance perspectives into climate and sustainable development. Mark plays an active role in integrating open government and transparency perspectives into climate and environment work. He currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Open Government Partnership. Mark previously held senior leadership and management positions in DFID, the Ford Foundation, and several think tanks and research organizations over a career in governance and international development over a career spanning more than 25 years.