Mr. Oluseun Onigbinde is the lead partner of BudgIT, a civic organization based in Nigeria and Sierra Leone that works to use creative data presentation to intersect civic engagement and institutional improvement in West Africa.
Founded in 2011, BudgIT uses technologies of any form that appeal across every literacy span to make public finance data more accessible, transparent and understandable to citizens. BudgIT has provided infographics, visualization, civic technology and data comprehension support to more than 750,000 citizens, 35 civil society organizations and 15 public institutions in West Africa. It is leading the drive for fiscal transparency and is expanding to the fold of active citizens who demand accountability.
Onigbinde is a recipient of Ashoka Fellowship, Aspen New Voices Fellowship, Future Awards and Knight Fellowship with International Center for Journalists. He is also a member of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance and sits on ONE Africa Policy Advisory Board.