Advisory board

Our advisory board brings a wide range of media and business expertise to this project.


Gary Regenstreif, executive editor, S&P Global Market Intelligence; former editor at large, Reuters


Danforth Austin, former vice president and general manager, The Wall Street Journal; former director, Voice of America

Greg Beitchman, vice president, Content Sales and Partnerships, CNN International

Alan Chelko, business development manager for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, Cisco Systems

Robert Cohen, managing partner, Benson Oak Capital

Joerg Floeck, former president, Global Sales and Customer Services, Thomson Reuters Markets

Jean Garner, senior executive producer, TV Journalism Production and Development, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Graham Griffith, public radio producer and independent media strategist

Hana Huntova, professor of marketing, New York University in Prague; former Central and Eastern Europe media director, Unilever; former media planner, Saatchi & Saatchi

Abigail Levene, founder and director, Stampa Communications

Douwe Miedema, financial press spokesman, European Stability Mechanism; former journalist for Reuters in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Zurich, London, and Washington D.C.

Chouchou Namegabe, co-founder, South Kivu Women’s Media Association (Congo)

David Rennie, Washington bureau chief and columnist, The Economist

Michal Simko, senior associate, McKinsey & Company

Iryna Vidanava, co-founder and project director, City Dog magazine (Belarus)