Boards

Board of Trustees

Sue Inglish (Chair)

International News Safety Institute

Sue Inglish

Sue Inglish has been INSI’s chair since 2016. She is a former head of political programmes at the BBC and a former deputy editor and foreign editor of Channel 4 News in the UK. She is an independent governor of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy.

Neil Ashton (Treasurer)

BBC

Neil Ashton

Neil Ashton is INSI’s treasurer. He is finance director at the BBC News Group which delivers the majority of news and current affairs output on BBC TV, radio and online, in the UK and internationally.

Hannah Storm

International News Safety Institute

Hannah Storm

Hannah Storm is the director of INSI. Before joining INSI she worked for the BBC, Reuters, ITN and Oxfam.

Salim Amin

Camerapix

Salim Amin

Salim Amin is the Nairobi-based chairman of Camerapix, the founder of the Mohamed Amin Foundation and the co-founder of A24 Media. In December 2012, Salim was named as one of the “100 Most Influential Africans” by New African Magazine and was in the magazine’s “Top 50 Under 50” Africans in 2013.

Barbara Trionfi

International Press Institute

Barbara Trionfi

Barbara Trionfi is the executive director of the International Press Institute. Her field of expertise is press freedom and freedom of expression including self-regulatory media accountability systems, the safety of journalists and international mechanisms to protect press freedom.

Cilla Benkö

Swedish Radio

Cilla Benkö

Cilla Benkö is the director general of Swedish Radio. She is a member of the European Broadcasting Union's executive board and chair of the Prix Europa.

Michael Christie

Thomson Reuters

Michael Christie

Michael Christie is the general manager for global logistics and security at Thomson Reuters. He oversees security on a global level for 2,600 journalists, and is responsible for drawing up safety protocols, organizing hostile environment training, procuring personal protective equipment and deploying security advisers when necessary.

Jeff Dubin

European Broadcasting Union

Jeff Dubin

Jeff Dubin is the head of news and events at the European Broadcasting Union.

Jan Thompson

Guardian

Jan Thompson

Jan Thompson is the news and media managing editor at the Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom.

Marcelo Moreira

TV Globo

Marcelo Moreira

Marcelo Moreira is the editor-in-chief of Globo television’s RJTV in Brazil. He is an award-winning journalist and is also president of Abraji – the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism.

Jonathan Munro

BBC

Jonathan Munro

Jonathan Munro is the head of newsgathering at the BBC, the department that provides live coverage and reports to all radio, television and multimedia across BBC News.

Tommy Evans

CNN

Tommy Evans

Tommy Evans is vice president and London bureau chief for CNN International, overseeing all newsgathering for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Overseeing 15 CNN International bureaux, Evans has led CNN’s coverage of some of the major news events of the past few years including Brexit, the terror attacks across Europe, the Syrian civil war, the Eurozone crisis, and the 2012 London Olympics.

Noriko Kudo

NHK News

Noriko Kudo

Noriko Kudo is the head of media cooperation and strategy at NHK News in Japan.

Amy Selwyn

Storytegic

Amy Selwyn

Amy Selwyn is the co-founder of Storytegic. She is also the managing director of NewsXchange, the broadcasting industry’s most prestigious annual conference.

Fran Unsworth

BBC

Fran Unsworth

Fran Unsworth is the director of the BBC World Service Group and the deputy director of news and current affairs. She also chairs BBC Media Action (the BBC's international development charity) and leads a team of more than 1,300 staff in 116 countries, reaching a global audience of 346 million each week.

Monique Villa

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Monique Villa

Monique Villa is CEO of the Thomson Reuters Foundation and the founder of TrustLaw and Trust Conference. She has been ranked among the world’s 100 most influential people in business ethics by Ethisphere.

Richard Tait

Cardiff School of Journalism

Richard Tait

Richard Tait is INSI’s former treasurer and a founding member. He is a professor of journalism at Cardiff University, a former editor of BBC's Newsnight and Channel 4 News and was editor-in-chief of ITN.

Subrata De

ABC News

Subrata De

Subrata De is vice president of multi-platform newsgathering at ABC News. She oversees domestic, foreign, digital and social media newsgathering.

Michael Herrod

ITV News

Michael Herrod

Michael Herrod is the head of foreign news at ITV News.

Deborah Rayner

CNN

Deborah Rayner

Deborah Rayner is the senior vice president of international newsgathering, TV and digital, at CNN International. She oversees CNN's international newsgathering including the international desk, all international correspondents and international digital editorial content on CNN.com.

Jon Williams

RTÉ

Jon Williams

Jon Williams is the managing director, News & Current Affairs at RTÉ - Ireland's national broadcaster.

 

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Honorary Officers
Mark Thompson International Editor CNN Money UK
Bill Wheatley Professor of Journalism Colombia Journalism School USA
George Brock Professor of Journalism City University London UK
Stewart Purvis Professor of Journalism City University London UK
Owais Aslam Ali Chairman Pakistan Press Foundation Pakistan
Rosenthal Alves Professor of Journalism University of Texas USA
Elizabeth Fillipouli Founder & CEO Global Thinkers Forum Greece/UK
Jane Hawkes Co-founder Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence & Trauma Canada
Gerbrand Hop Financier European Investment Fund, Former Chairman UK
Parisa Khosravi Senior Vice President CNN USA
William Horsley Director EMEA Centre for Freedom of the Media, University of Sheffield UK