Olaf leads our Lisbon office and our efforts to contribute to the open data community in Europe. He leads out project strategy and implementation through the full project cycle.
Before joining Development Seed, Olaf lived throughout Latin America where he worked with civil society organizations to create social impact through the use of technology. He came over from Flipside, the Lisbon based organization he founded after returning to Portugal from his last stay in the Southern hemisphere. Olaf is fluent in English, Dutch, Portuguese, and Spanish.