Duncan Edwards is the Programme Manager for Making All Voices Count’s Research, Evidence and Learning (REL) component at the Institute of Development Studies(IDS). His work is focused on building an evidence base in the field of citizen engagement and accountable responsive governance. In this programme his interests are in the role of innovation and technology in governance, voice, transparency and accountability work. Duncan has extensive experience in supporting and understanding the use of research knowledge within the development sector. He has led work to opening up data, and working with partner organisations to make use of data through capacity building. This often involves helping organisations work through their Theories of Change and how data might play a role in this change. He has particular interests in innovation, data, open government, open knowledge, participation, ICTs, and the role openness can play in the construction and use of knowledge for positive social change.