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Olivia Pirie-Griffiths

“Journalism is part of the national security landscape in a democracy. If we want a strong democracy in an increasingly challenging regional environment, we need appropriate supports for press freedom.”

Olivia has skills in policy development, strategy, government relations, fundraising and events, having worked for the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, conceptual agency Glider, The Ethics Centre and Racat Group.

Olivia was AJF’s Executive Director from January 2019-April 2022 before joining the Board. Olivia now leads strategic partnerships for the UK-based Centre for Information Resilience’s Afghanistan project, Afghan Witness. CIR focus on using open source intelligence and verification to expose and counter mis-and-disinformation.