Global Management Team

Executive Director

Quinn McKew

Executive Director

Quinn McKew

In May 2020 Quinn was appointed Acting Executive Director for Article 19. Quinn has a Masters of Business Administration from Georgetown University focusing on global non-profit management and a BA in International Relations and the Environment from Stanford University. Prior to joining ARTICLE 19, she worked for the largest non-profit management consultancy in Europe, and was a campaign manager for leading environmental organisations in the United States.

Director, ARTICLE 19 Mexico and Central America

Ana Cristina Ruelas Serna
@anaruelas

Director, ARTICLE 19 Mexico and Central America

Ana Cristina Ruelas Serna
@anaruelas

Ana Cristina is ARTICLE 19 Mexico and Central America’s regional director since May 2016 and a columnist for sinembargo.mx. Previously, she served as the office’s Right to Information Program Officer, spearheading the development of projects related to access to information for development. Ana Crsitina has worked in the Right to Information office of Mexico’s National Commission for Human Rights and has a vast experience collaborating in various human rights organizations both in Mexico and Peru. She is a lawyer and holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and Public Policy from the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superior de Monterrey.

Senior Director for Law and Policy

JUDr Barbora Bukovská

Senior Director for Law and Policy

JUDr Barbora Bukovská

Barbora Bukovská has been ARTICLE 19’s Senior Director for Law and Policy since 2009. She leads on the development of all ARTICLE 19 policies and provides legal oversight and support to legal work across the organization.
Barbora has an extensive experience working with various organisations on a range of human rights issues, including protection from discrimination, access to justice, deprivation of liberty, reproductive rights and community development. She also initiated about 50 cases at the European Court of Human Rights on these issues and has published a number of reports and articles on a broad range of human rights.  From 2006 to 2008, she was the Legal Director at the Mental Disability Advocacy Centre, an international organisation working on the rights of people with disabilities in Europe and Central Asia.  She graduated from the Law School of Charles University in Prague and has earned a doctorate degree in law in Slovakia and an LLM degree from Harvard Law School. In 1998 and 1999, she was a visiting scholar at the Columbia University Law School in New York.
Senior Director of Programmes

David Diaz-Jogeix
@DiazJogeix

Senior Director of Programmes

David Diaz-Jogeix
@DiazJogeix

David joined ARTICLE 19 in August 2013. As Senior Director of Programmes, he is responsible for overseeing the programmes of work in Europe and Central Asia, and Asia-Pacific, the thematics leads on Media freedom, Protection and the UN Team, supports governance structures, as well as internal security.

With a BA in Political Science from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Grenoble, David has more than 20 years of professional experience in human rights with the UN, and various IGOs and INGOs.

Prior to joining ARTICLE 19, David worked for Amnesty International for ten years, primarily as Deputy Director for Europe and Central Asia. He worked in the Balkans region during and after the armed conflict for 7 years, mainly for the OSCE. David lived and work for 4 years in various countries in Africa, including post-genocide Rwanda, Liberia and Burkina Faso.

David speaks English, French and Spanish and has knowledge of Serbo-Croatian.

E-mail: [email protected]

 

 

Director, Sénégal and West Africa

Fatou Jagne
@FatouJagneS

Director, Sénégal and West Africa

Fatou Jagne
@FatouJagneS

Fatou is a human rights and freedom of expression advocate with more than 18 years’ experience working in Africa. She established ARTICLE 19 West Africa in Senegal in 2010 and represented ARTICLE 19 various initiatives including the IFEX lead advocacy on Tunisia (Tunisia Monitoring Group) from 2005 to 2011. From 2002 to 2005 she worked with the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights for the adoption of the Declaration on Freedom of Expression in Africa and the mechanism of the Special Rapporteur on FoE in Africa.

Beginning her career in the Gambia in 1999 at the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) Fatou went on to co-found the Coalition of Human Rights Defenders, established after the April 2000 killings.   A member of the Africa Regional Advisory Group (RAG) of Amnesty International and past Chairperson of the working group of the African Platform on access to Information (APAI) Fatou holds LLM in Economic and Communication Law, a Master’s Degree in International Law, from the University of Toulouse, and a Bachelor (Cambridge English Law Specialty).

Regional Director for Kenya and East Africa

Mugambi Kiai

Regional Director for Kenya and East Africa

Mugambi Kiai

Mr. Mugambi Kiai, is a lawyer by training with a very distinguished track record of nearly three decades in the areas of Human Rights, Rule of Law, Justice, Governance and Democracy including Freedom of Expression and Media (Press) Freedom issues and challenges.

He is an LL.M Graduate from Harvard School of Law and has an LL.B from the University of Nairobi, Faculty of Law.

Director, ARTICLE 19 Tunisia & MENA

Saloua Ghazouani Oueslati

Director, ARTICLE 19 Tunisia & MENA

Saloua Ghazouani Oueslati

Since joining ARTICLE 19 in 2012, Saloua has led the organisation’s programs in Tunisia and gradually in other countries of the MENA region. She has 15 years of experience working in non-governmental and multi-lateral organisations, including the UNDP in Tunisia and the Center of Arab Women for Training and Research (CAWTAR). Saloua holds an MSc in Information and Communication from the Institute of Press and Information Sciences in Tunisia. She is accredited as a BRIDGE (Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections) Facilitator.

Head of Europe and Central Asia

Sarah Clarke
@sarah_m_clarke

Head of Europe and Central Asia

Sarah Clarke
@sarah_m_clarke

Sarah joined ARTICLE 19 in January 2019 as Head of the Europe and Central Asia team, defending the human rights to freedom of expression and information in the region. Between 2012 and 2018, she led PEN International’s policy and advocacy work, overseeing its engagement with the UN and regional human rights mechanisms and governments. She is the author of numerous PEN International country-specific and thematic reports concerning legal restrictions on free expression and the protection of writers and journalists at risk. She has a particular interest in freedom of expression in Turkey, where she has led numerous advocacy missions, trial observations and the amicus interventions on the priority cases of journalists before the European Court of Human Rights. She regularly publishes, lectures and gives trainings on a variety of freedom of expression issues.

Sarah has consulted for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, OSCE and Oxford and Harvard universities on issues relating to freedom of expression, asylum and forced migration. She speaks Spanish and is graduate of Oxford University, Trinity College Dublin and BPP Law School. She is currently training as a barrister at the English Bar where she is an Exhibition Scholar of the Inner Temple.