Robin Elias has been INSI's chair since 2019. He worked for ITN for more than 30 years – 10 of them as programme editor of News at Ten. For the last decade he was managing editor of ITV News, responsible for all staffing issues and compliance.
Neil AshtonTreasurer, INSI
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.
Elena CosentinoDirector, INSI
Elena is the director of INSI. She has worked as a journalist and current affairs documentary filmmaker at CNN, ITN, BBC and others over nearly 20 years. She’s travelled the world covering natural disasters, wars, migration, drug trafficking, terrorism and organised crime.
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.
Tim SingletonSky News
Tim Singleton is the head of international news at Sky News.
Cilla BenköSwedish Radio
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 ChristieThomson Reuters
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.
Liz CorbinEuropean Broadcasting Union
Liz Corbin is deputy media director and head of news at the European Broadcasting Union.
Jan Thompson is the news and media managing editor at the Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom.
Marcelo MoreiraTV Globo
Marcelo Moreira is news director of Globo Television, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. He is a Knight Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan and a board member of Abraji, the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism.
Paul Danahar is the Foreign Editor at BBC News.
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.
Ian PhillipsAssociated Press
Ian Phillips is the VP of International News, at The Associated Press.
Richard TaitCardiff School of Journalism
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.
Michael HerrodITV news
Michael Herrod is the head of foreign news at ITV News.
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 is the managing director, News & Current Affairs at RTÉ - Ireland's national broadcaster.
Caroline Drees is the Senior Director for Field Safety and Security at National Public Radio (NPR), based in Washington D.C.
Antonio ZappullaThomson Reuters Foundation
Antonio Zappulla is the CEO of the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the world’s largest news and information provider. Antonio is the founder of Openly, the world’s first news platform dedicated to coverage of under-reported LGBT+ stories.