Andrew Heslop

Executive Director Press Freedom, WAN-IFRA, France

Based in Paris, France, Andrew joined WAN-IFRA in 2010, initially as Editor and Project Manager working across the organisation’s Press Freedom and Media Development portfolio. As Executive Director since 2014, he has led WAN-IFRA’s Press Freedom team with responsibility for global advocacy and delivering multi-million-Euro journalist safety and support programmes to media worldwide. Prior to this, Andrew was a journalist and editor with print and online media in the UK, Spain and France. In recent years, he has found his radio voice via the WAN-IFRA Media Freedom podcast ‘The Backstory’, the latest season of which explores the opportunities and challenges facing media across the African continent:

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