The task of the Independent Review Panel is to ensure the credibility and integrity of the INGO Accountability Charter by ensuring stakeholders that Members are in compliance with the Charter. The Panel reviews all Member reports and is the final instance for handling complaints made against the Charter.
The following are members of the Panel:
- Wambui Kimathi works as Senior Advisor for East Africa at the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB). Before that she was Commissioner at the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) where she headed the Business and Human Rights Programme.
- Richard Manning is a consultant. From June 2003 until 2008 he was Chair of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC). Since 1965 he has worked for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and its predecessor agencies, at the end as Director General for Policy.
- Dr. Janet Hunt is a fellow and Senior Research Manager at the Centre for Aboriginal Policy Research, Australian National University. Before that she was Executive Director of the Australian Council for Overseas Aid, the leading body for international aid and development NGOs, and the International Women’s Development Agency.
- Tony Tujan is the International Director of the IBON Foundation, a development organisation based in the Philippines. He is also the Chair of the Coordinating Group for Better Aid and a Member of the Advisory Group for the Development Cooperation Forum of the UN Economic and Social Council.
- Louise James is Managing Director in Accenture’s management consulting practise where she has worked since 1997. Within Accenture Louise is the Global Programmes Director for Accenture Development Partnerships, a not-for-profit consulting group. She is on the Board of BOND.
- Brendan Gormley works as a self employed international development consultant. From 2000 to 2012 he was CEO of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) after serving as Asia and Latin America Director as well as Africa Director for Oxfam UK.