We have a small team of board members of the foundation. Here is a bit about each of them, including declarations of any other directorships and any substantial shareholdings.
Matt Amos (Director) is an engineer and general code-monkey, and has been involved in OpenStreetMap since 2004. He has contributed to the rails site/API, JOSM and the OWL monitoring system. He works as a code-monkey for MapQuest and lives in London, UK.
Richard Fairhurst (Director) is a freelance cartographer, developer and writer, and has been involved in OpenStreetMap since 2004. He is the maintainer of OSM's online editing software Potlatch. He is a volunteer for sustainable transport charity Sustrans, church musician and local councillor in his home-town of Charlbury in the Cotswolds, UK.
Other Directorships held: Editions Système D Ltd
Henk Hoff (Director) works with Jet-Stream. He lives in the Netherlands. Henk discovered OSM in the spring of 2006 and is an active contributor as mapper and speaker. He joined the OSMF board in 2008.
Other directorships held: GlobePlotter bv
Oliver Kühn (Director, Treasurer) is co-founder of skobbler, a company building software solutions based on OpenStreetMap. He has been working in the digital mapping industry for the last 6 years while his expertise is rather on the commercial than the technical side. He joined the OpenStreetMap Foundation in 2009 and has been elected as member of OSMF board in August 2010.
Other directorships held: skobbler GmbH, Germany
Dermot McNally (Director) was voted onto the board at the 2011 AGM.
Simon Poole (Director, Chairman) is best known for two successful Internet startups that he co-founded and manged as CEO in the 90s and 00s in Switzerland. After studying physics at Zürich University, he worked for a short period of time for the Swiss university computer network SWITCH and then moved on to co-found the first commercial ISP in Switzerland. He contributed a number of patches to the minix operating system in 1989 before coming to the conclusion that it should really be rewritten from scratch (which somebody else did later on).
Other directorships held: Swiss OpenStreetMap Association
Frederik Ramm (Director) is a long-time OSM contributor and coder of editors and utilities, co-author of the first ever OpenStreetMap book, founder and acting director of Geofabrik, and an active participiant on most OSM mailing lists and help forums. He was voted onto the board at the 2012 AGM. He lives in Karlsruhe, Germany.
Other directorships held: Geofabrik GmbH