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Alanna Markle

Alanna Markle holds an MA in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration and is Research Associate in the global team at Open Ownership. Open Ownership seeks to make information on the true owners of corporations available and to improve public accountability. Alanna is a graduate of WVU and a co-founder of Firsthand Coffee Cooperative. Over the past ten years she has held a Fulbright Fellowship and worked in a series of consultancy roles with the Fredrick S. Pardee Center for International Futures at the University of Denver, Western Cape Government Strategic ForesightAfrican Futures and Innovation, and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. A critical futurist, Alanna’s work uses a range of research, analysis, and data storytelling tools to grapple with complex policy issues. She focused on illuminating challenges from a systems perspective, and deriving and communicating practical insights and solutions. On a mission to be a good ancestor, she is also interested in the issues and ethics associated with longtermism and intergenerational equity.