Professor Dr. Melanie Sully

Go-Governance is headed by Dr Melanie Sully, editor, writer and consultant, who was for many years professor of political science at the Diplomatic Academy, Vienna.  Formerly Voice of America radio correspondent, Dr Sully acts as a consultant eg on good governance projects for the Cultural Department of the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, Austria. Further she has worked as a consultant for the OSCE (ODIHR Warsaw) on projects such as parliamentary standards, comparative legislatures, as well as women’s political participation. In this capacity she has presented expert papers in parliament, Belgrade, Serbia on legislative standards, and parliamentary ethics, November 2011, 2012, and 2013 and in parliament, Tirana, Albania, July 2012; presentations on parliaments and ethics and legislative standards for parliamentarians in Tbilisi, Georgia July 2013 and for the Council of Europe, GRECO 2014. Guest Professorial Lecture, Politics, Birkbeck, University of London, 2014. Expert evidence given to the House of Commons Committee on Standards, London, 2014.