ARTICLE 19 Europe and Central Asia Trustees

David Diaz-Jogeix


David Diaz-Jogeix

David is a member of ARTICLE 19’s Europe and Central Asia board and has been Senior Director of Programmes at ARTICLE 19 since September 2013.

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]

Quinn McKew

Board Member

Quinn McKew

Quinn is a Board member for the Europe and Central Asia Board and 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.

Sara Wilbourne

Board Member

Sara Wilbourne

Sara Wilbourne joined ARTICLE 19 in 2016 to lead the development of the organisations’ international communications strategy together with the evolution of international campaigns.

Sara has extensive experience in NGO communications primarily with Amnesty International Secretariat where she held senior positions with responsibility for international publications and strategic communications.  She led the development of the iconic Amnesty international brand during a seven-year process which resulted in the first unified global expression of the organisation.    Prior to joining Amnesty Sara spent the first twenty years of her career in the field of educational and academic publishing, first joining Longman Scientific and Technical division (now Pearson), and going on to become the youngest university press publisher in Europe in 1992 when she took over the reigns of Cork University Press.  Sara went on to become the President of the Irish Publishers Association in 2000 and  the launched a number of ground-breaking titles with authors who taught her the joy of collaboration and diversity in pursuit of knowledge.


Our Trustees

David Diaz-Jogeix – Chair

Quinn McKew – Board Member

Sara Wilbourne –Board Member


Board members do not receive any remuneration from the foundation but may claim the direct cost of travel expenses for attending board meetings. The current board members are employed by ARTICLE 19, a charity registered in England & Wales, in executive functions and receive remuneration for that function in line with ARTICLE 19’s remuneration policy.


Our activities

ARTICLE 19 has been registered as a foundation in The Netherlands since 1986 (Registration KvK: 41205236).

Our objective is worldwide promotion and protection of the fundamental right without interference to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.

The foundation is establishing its legal, governance and administrative structure and has not carried out any activities last year. No financial transactions have been carried out.

Read our policy plan

Financial accountability

No financial transactions have been carried out in the foundation.

Please see information on ARTICLE 19’s international governance and accounts here.