Institutions exercise great power over our lives, both today and far into the future.
Yet on issues from COVID to climate change, our leaders too often misjudge risks, make choices based on political expediency, and fail to imagine wiser alternatives when it counts the most.
We analyze how and in what ways institutions’ decisions influence people’s lives.
We study how key institutions currently make decisions.
We identify interventions that might cause those institutions to take actions that lead to better global outcomes.
We mobilize funding and talent to execute on the most promising interventions.
Alongside all of this, we are building an interdisciplinary network of reformers to share insights, coordinate efforts, and steadily increase the odds of success over time.
Veteran grantmaker in nuclear security; CEO, Ploughshares Fund
Farm Animal Welfare Program Officer, Open Philanthropy
Democracy entrepreneur, Founder and CEO of Keseb
Executive Director, What Works Centre for Wellbeing
Directs the WHO’s Collaborating Centre for Evidence-Informed Policy
Director, Southern Voice
Board chair, David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Founding Director, Takshashila Institution
Director, North America, SRI Executive
Philanthropist and investor; founder of Skype
Executive Director, Peace and Security Funders Group
Expert on US-China relations and emerging tech
Ian David Moss
Founder and Executive Director
Chief of Staff
Collaborators and Affiliates: Jacob Arbeid, Shahar Avin, Red Bermejo, Amanda El-Dakhakhni, Conrad Helminger, Tim Hwang, Marisa Jurczyk, David Manheim, Tom McClure, David Norman, Philip Reiner