The People Behind Citizen State
Adam R. Hemmings
Adam Hemmings is the Founder of Citizen State and received his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from the University of Chicago and the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, respectively.
Adam seeks to bring together the fields of housing, healthcare and education to create a single system that can serve as a model for future development. He additionally works as an academic in cultural heritage law.
Surprising Fact: Adam is a trained bass-baritone singer. He also experimented with the politics of self-determination, resulting in discussions with 5 national governments.
Dr. Johansen Amin
Johansen Amin was integral to the genesis of Citizen State and now focuses on the implementation of initiatives across our three major policy areas: homes, healthcare and education.
Holding degrees from the University of Chicago and Stony Brook University, Johansen is dedicated to realizing Citizen State's goals through evidence-based research resulting in systems that work for all people.
Surprising Fact: Johansen has conducted extensive studies in molecular, computational and cancer biology, as well as pharmacology and drug development economics. He also works to educate the general public about science in a way accessible to everyone.