Olivia Pirie-Griffiths

“Trust is essential for a strong democracy, and a healthy media industry builds that trust. If we want a strong democracy we need appropriate supports for press freedom.”

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

In the Executive Director role, Olivia manages Australian campaigns for legislative change to protect journalists’ freedom, develops campaigns to ensure press freedom and the release of jailed journalists in Asia, grows sustainable funding sources, runs AJF events, builds relationships and shapes the AJF community.