Madi Jobarteh is the current and first country representative for Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) in The Gambia since 2018. He has been an active voice within the Gambian civil society. Madi is deeply interested in policy, governance and development issues and has been an activist for human rights and democracy over the past two decades. Not only has he spearheaded and gotten involved with various organisations, movements and activities in promotion of human rights, democracy and good governance, he has done extensive work with women, the youth, persons with disabilities and people living with HIV/AIDS for social and economic justice and equality. He has also conducted human rights training for security officers, policy and lawmakers and traditional authorities including working with communities as well as collaborated with regional and international organisations to promote good governance in Africa. Madi has also been deeply involved with efforts to combating corruption, the promotion of media freedom and making public institutions more efficient, transparent and responsive. His involvement in an array of policy, governance and development issues indicates his passion and commitment to the empowerment of citizens to be the architects of their own destiny and the promotion of accountability within the state and society.