Thomas Hughes

Executive Director of ARTICLE 19

Thomas Hughes is the Executive Director of ARTICLE 19, an international human rights organisation that defends freedom of expression and the right to information.
He is the founder and former Director of the social purpose enterprise Media Frontiers, which runs Diversity (the international advertising network for online news media from Human Rights repressed countries) and (a secure hosting service that protects websites of civil society organisations). Thomas continues to act as a board member for Media Frontiers.

Thomas has a worked on press freedom, media development and Human Rights issues, including as Deputy Director of International Media Support, as well as previously for the European Commission and OSCE.