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.
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