2016 Jakarta World Forum for Media Development
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Patrick Leusch

Deutsche Welle
Managing Director Global Media Forum
Patrick H. Leusch is Managing Director of the Global Media Forum, the global conference on media and foreign policy, organized annually by Deutsche Welle. He also is CEO of the DW Media Services GmbH, a company owned by Deutsche Welle. Prior to that he was Head International Relations of DW Akademie, a world leading media development organization. Patrick was responsible for the organization’s advocacy activities as well as international networking and fundraising. He represented the organization in a range of partnerships with international agencies, networks and political bodies, such as the European Commission and the UN. For more than the last 10 years Patrick has worked as coach and consultant for political communication. His clients range from civil society organization to government representatives and communication specialists of national and international public organizations and institutions e.g. in Tunisia, Ukraine, Egypt, Sub-Saharan Africa, Belgium and Germany. Patrick is also the Secretary General and Member of the Steering Committee of the Global Forum for Media Development, GFMD, the global network of media development organizations.

My Moderators Sessions

Tuesday, September 20

14:00 PDT