IREX Europe President Mark Whitehouse has more than 20 years of experience in democratic and media development. He has been involved with IREX Europe since its inception in 2004 serving as its first Secretary/Treasurer.
Mark is a former Vice President of IREX Europe’s sister organisation IREX, based in Washington DC in the USA. Mark led IREX’s media and civil society divisions.
Mark also worked for the Director of the Carter Center’s Commission on Radio and Television Policy and was Administrator of USSR Programs at ACTR/ACCELS. He previously served on the Executive Committee of the Global Forum for Media Development.
Mark received an MA in Political Science from Emory University, an MA in Russian and East European Studies and a BA in Government from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. His areas of expertise include monitoring and evaluation, association development, and media law and policy.
IREX Europe assists in the development of nations and peoples by providing services, programs, infrastructure and technologies that improve the quality of education, strengthen independent media, foster pluralistic civil society development, and reduce conflict.