Christopher Wilson co-founded The Engine Room in 2011, and co-led the development of the organisation until June 2015. Prior to co-founding The Engine Room, Christopher worked as the communications focal point for the UNDP Global Programme on Governance Assessments, and manager of the Global Forum on Freedom of Expression. Christopher holds an M.A. in international human rights law from University of Oslo and a B.A. in Rhetoric from University of California Berkeley.