Mark de la Iglesia is a program officer with the Open Society Foundations’ Fiscal Governance Program, where he works to support organizations that promote government transparency and fight corruption around the world. Before joining OSF, Mark worked as a senior program manager at the National Democratic Institute to advance democratic governance projects in the areas of legislative strengthening, government transparency, and civic technology.
From 2003 to 2010, Marked worked in both the U.S. Congress and the executive branch. He served as a legislative affairs director at the U.S. Department of State (2009-10) and as a legislative director and foreign policy adviser for U.S. Rep. Adam Smith (2003-9).
Mark graduated from Northwestern University in 2002 and earned a Master in Public and International Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School in 2012. A native of Washington State, Mark has volunteered on US voting rights campaigns and various other democracy reform efforts over the years.