Gabriella is a legal consultant on issues of transparency, open data, technology and law.
She holds a BA LLB from the University of Cape Town, and graduated with distinction in sociology. She clerked with Justice Yacoob of the Constitutional Court, and has also worked with the University of Witwatersrand, as well as with domestic and international non-governmental partners. She has contributed to the drafting of several regional instruments, such as the African Model Law on Access to Information and the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms.
She is a Founding Director of OpenUP, an Internet Governance Fellow and an alumni of the International Visitor Leadership Program (Global Digital Leader). Gabriella is also the chairperson of the African Platform on Access to Information Working Group.