[okfn-advisory] OKI Advisory Council follow up

OKI Leadership leadership at okfn.org
Wed May 16 08:57:26 UTC 2018

Dear all,

Thank you to those who joined us for the call as well as to those who
expressed willingness to do so.

Since starting this conversation with you there have been developments
in our planning, and together with the Board we have decided to hire a

In light of this decision we feel it’s not the right time to get deep
into discussion with the Advisory Council, or to set a precedent of
how OKI should engage with you in the future. For these reasons we
won’t pursue further dialogue with you at present, instead handing
over the relationship and your recent input to the CEO when that role
is secured.

We do apologise for this change of plan. We very much appreciate your
response to us and the insightful and challenging input you have
kindly shared on this thread and on the call. We ask you to please
continue your support of OKI, as a formal Advisory Council later in
the year with a new CEO at the helm, and in the meantime as
individuals with so much to offer around the future of OKI and for

We would be particularly interested to hear from you about your
recommendations for specifics of the role of CEO and potential

If any of you would like a conversation on the basis of the above, or
any other topic, we would be very happy to hear from you.

Best regards,
Mark and Paul

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