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Dr Paul Plantinga
Senior Research Manager

Paul Plantinga is a Senior Research Manager at the Human Sciences Research Council in South Africa. He is currently leading projects on digital policy and platforms, and on evidence-informed policy making. Between 2012 and 2016 he managed open innovation and open data work at The Innovation Hub, an agency of the Gauteng Provincial Government. Prior to this he completed a PhD in ICT governance with the Centre for Organisational and Social Informatics at Monash University, and worked as a solution architect and engineer in mobile telecoms and VoIP.