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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 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.