Meet our staff

Management

  • Anita Hall

    Head of Finance and Administration
  • Annicka Flovin

    Head of Learning and Thematic Projects
  • Katarina Zwinkels

    Head of International Development Programmes
  • Kersti Forsberg

    Director
  • Lars Tallert

    Head of Policy and International Development

Anita Hall

Head of Finance and Administration anita.hall@lnu.se +46 470 70 80 29 +46 772 28 80 00

Title/role
Anita is the Head of Finance and Administration at Fojo Media Institute.

Experience
Anita has many years of experience in the academic sector, in the central administration, at faculty level and now at Fojo Media Institute. She has previously mainly worked within areas of innovation, cooperation and global values. Her latest position was as a Deputy Chief of Staff at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Education
Anita has a B.Sc. in Business Administration and is also a trained hairdresser.

Personal
When she is not at work, she spends her time at home, with her family and in her garden, preferably painting and digging!

Annicka Flovin

Head of Learning and Thematic Projects annicka.flovin@lnu.se +46 480 44 67 18 +46 730 65 96 82

Title/function
Annicka Flovin is head of education and thematic projects at the Media Institute Fojo.

Experience
Annicka started working as a newspaper journalist in 1985. She has had her own freelance company for several years with a focus on environmental issues and international work. In parallel with her job as a journalist, she began teaching journalism, first at Poppius School of Journalism, then at folk high schools. Her latest job before coming to Fojo was as principal and CEO at Poppius for almost ten years.

Education
Annicka has a Bachelor’s degree in political science, a Diploma of Journalism and a Diploma of Education. She recently completed a Master’s degree in pedagogy and educational management at Stockholm University.

Personal
Likes hiking, sailing, spending time with family and friends – and to do stand-up comedy.

Katarina Zwinkels

Head of International Development Programmes katarina.zwinkels@lnu.se +46 480 44 64 01 +46 705 88 36 15

Title/role
Katarina Zwinkels is Head of International Development Programmes at Fojo Media Institute

Experience
Katarina started her career in the publishing industry and worked for more than fifteen years in various executive positions responsible for finances, advertising, marketing and business development. She was introduced to media development working at WAN-IFRA in Paris and has also gained experience working at the finance department at a couple of Swedish CSO’s.

Education
Katarina has a Bachelor degree in business administration from Uppsala University

Personal
In her free time, Katarina loves the outdoors – hiking in the mountains both in the summer and the winter.

Kersti Forsberg

Director kersti.forsberg@lnu.se 0480-44 64 13 0730-92 64 13

Title/role
Kersti Forsberg is Director of Fojo Media Institute.

Experience
Kersti is deeply rooted in the Swedish media industry with 25+ years of experience from different news rooms in print media. Besides working as Editor in chief and publisher for various newspapers, she has also been on the board of the Swedish Media Publisher’s association and headed the Association of Swedish Newsroom leaders.

She is currently on the board for A questioned democracy, a knowledge environment at the Linnaeus University and chairs the jury of Wendelapriset.

Education
Kersti has a B.Sc. in Journalism from the University of Gothenburg.

Personal
Outside of work Kersti enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is also a frequent consumer of culture and a passionate Nia dancer and brown belt teacher.

Lars Tallert

Head of Policy and International Development lars.tallert@lnu.se +46 480 44 64 04 +46 708 31 88 00

Title/role
Lars Tallert is Head of Policy and International Development at Fojo Media Institute and Sweden’s representative to UNESCO’s IPDC Intergovernmental Council.

Experience
Lars has more than 30 years’ experience of journalism and development cooperation. His earlier assignments include advisory functions and consultancies for the Swedish Prime Minister’s Office, the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sida, The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, OECD/DAC, UN Habitat, the Regional Kurdish Government in Iraq as well as major Swedish tech companies such as Ericsson and ABB. For two years, he was stationed in Managua, Nicaragua, working at the Nicaraguan Centre for Human Rights.

Education
Lars has a Bachelor in Journalism and has studied Strategic Communication in a Development context at Master Level at Stockholm University. He also studied at the University of Sorbonne in France and at the School of Journalism at Boston University.

Personal
Apart from journalism, Lars’ passion is music. He plays any instrument he can get his hands on and he previously worked at the Swedish Folkopera and the Stockholm Culture Centre.

Staff

  • Agneta Söderberg-Jacobson

    Gender Expert and Senior Advisor
  • Alona Melnyk

    International Programme Coordinator
  • Anders Behrmann

    Communications Officer and E-learning Manager
  • Anki Wood

    International Programme Manager
  • Anna Fahgén

    Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor (on leave)
  • Anna Maris

    Programme Manager Bangladesh
  • Annelie Frank

    Project Manager Faktajouren
  • Antonio Barberini

    International Finance Officer
  • Birgitta Bergman

    Course and Project Coordinator
  • Caroline Hammargren

    Fundraiser and Programme Officer
  • Diana Sander

    International Programme Coordinator
  • Hanna Andersson

    Project Manager Demokratijouren
  • Hoa Ta Quynh

    Programme coordinator Vietnam
  • Jessica Svensson

    Course Coordinator
  • Jocke Nyberg

    Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor
  • Johanna Ejderstedt

    International Programme Coordinator
  • Josefine Hörnberg

    International Programme Coordinator
  • Kajsa Törnroth

    International Project Manager
  • Kudzai Kwangwari

    Thematic Coordinator M&E and Outreach
  • Marie Nilsonne

    International Finance Officer
  • Maya Verma Alm

    Communications Officer
  • Nai Nai

    Programme Manager Southeast Asia
  • Robert Winter

    International Finance Officer
  • Sara Karlén

    International Programme Coordinator
  • Sofia Hultqvist

    Programme Manager Bangladesh (parental leave)
  • Sofie Gullberg

    Project Manager: CHARM-project & International Programme Coordinator: Ethiopia
  • Søren Østergaard Sørensen

    Programme Manager Ethiopia
  • Stina Oskarsson

    Monitoring and Evaluation advisor
  • Tilde Buckley

    Finance Officer & Coordinator
  • Veronika Menjoun

    International Programme Manager
  • Yu Lwin Soe

    Programme Coordinator Myanmar

Alona Melnyk

International Programme Coordinator alona.melnyk@lnu.se +46 480 44 67 80 +46 738 43 16 73

Title/role
Alona Melnyk is an international project coordinator at Fojo Media Institute.

Experience
Alona has 10 years of experience working for various media and international development organizations both in her home country, Ukraine, and in Sweden. She has worked as a journalist and marketer, as well as with communication, M&E and reporting in the conflict area of Eastern Ukraine for UNDP. In Sweden, she worked as a consultant for organization like Sida, Swedish Institute, RFSU, Swedish Chemicals Agency, and others. She also worked with refugee integration as a volunteer.

Education
Alona holds a MSc degree in Journalism and a MSc in Peace and Development Work.

Personal
In her free time, Alona listens to audiobooks while playing sudoku, does weight training or tries to get herself out of one of the Stockholm’s “escape rooms”.

Anders Behrmann

Communications Officer and E-learning Manager anders.behrmann@lnu.se +46 480 44 64 19 +46 702 29 32 29

Title/role
Communications officer and head of e-learning

Experience
Anders ha been in the media industry for more than 20 years, mainly working with newspapers as an editor or layout.

Education
No journalistic training, but has several years at university studying molecular biology and genetics.

Personal
Involved in functional fitness and holds a position as Secretary General at the International Federation for Functional Fitness.

Anki Wood

International Programme Manager anki.wood@lnu.se +46 480 44 64 17 46 739 64 84 88

Title, function
Anki Wood is Fojo’s International Project Manager for Kenya and Rwanda.

Experience
Anki has worked as a journalist since 1986, among others for Dagens Nyheter, Swedish Radio and the newspaper Omvärlden, where she was Editor-in-Chief. As a freelancer, she has worked for a number of development aid organisations and authorities, including as an editor, for Plan Sweden, the Palme Center, the Nordic Africa Institute and Sida. Anki has also been Press Officer at the Ministry of Education and has worked with Freedom of Expression issues and Communications at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.

Education
Anki holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and French and a Journalism degree from the Stockholm School of Journalism. 

Personal
Anki started to work at Fojo in 2015 because she wanted to build something. In Anki’s case, it’s the projects in Kenya and Rwanda, two countries she has learned to love and whose media situation she likes to compare. In Kenya, she is interested in how journalism works in a country plagued by corruption. In Rwanda, it is about the view of press freedom in the shadow of a genocide.

 

Anna Fahgén

Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor (on leave) anna.fahgen@lnu.se +46 480 44 64 14 +46 706 16 04 25

Anna has worked in international development cooperation since 2011, with experience ranging from grass roots to the UN. After three years in Kenya, Anna moved back to Sweden and started working at Fojo in 2014. As a consultant for results monitoring and evaluation, Anna makes sure to sharpen Fojo’s methods for quality assurance in projects and to investigate whether Fojo and partners jointly contribute to change.

Anna Maris

Programme Manager Bangladesh anna.maris@lnu.se + 46 480 44 64 23 +46 702 86 19 31

Title/role
Anna Maris, programme manager, Bangladesh

Experience
Anna has worked as a journalist, editor and manager for many years. Before joining Fojo she worked for public service broadcaster Swedish Radio (SR) with digital development and for the SR Media Development Office with the public service broadcaster in Ukraine.

Education
Anna has an M.A. in Journalism Studies, University of Westminster, London

Personal
In her free time, she enjoys her big family, nature, qi gong and the arts.

Annelie Frank

Project Manager Faktajouren annelie.frank@lnu.se

Title/role
Annelie Frank is the project manager for Faktajouren and responsible for Fojo’s trainings in investigative journalism, radio and sports journalism.

Experience
She began her professional life as a horse riding instructor and riding school director before becoming a journalist. She has worked as a journalist in many different roles for over 20 years, mainly as a writer but also on Swedish Radio where she did several investigative pieces with impact. She has also freelanced as a specialised reporter in the equestrian field for many years and taught journalism at both Linnaeus University and the University of Gothenburg.

Education
Annelie first trained as a horse riding instructor at Strömsholm and then shifted to journalism through an exam in media production. She has supplemented this with a B.Sc. in Media and Communication at the Linnaeus University and an M.A. in journalism at the University of Gothenburg.

Personal
In her free time, Annelie enjoys reading books, taking care of her horses and her dog, travelling, doing and teaching yoga and socialising with family and friends.

Antonio Barberini

International Finance Officer antonio.barberini@lnu.se +46 480 44 64 22 +46 725 47 23 08

Title/role
Antonio Barberini is an accountant at Fojo Media Institute

Experience
Antonio has more than 25 years’ experience as an accountant, including previously as Group Reporting Manager at a water technology firm in Emmaboda and with hedge funds in Dublin.

Birgitta Bergman

Course and Project Coordinator birgitta.bergman@lnu.se +46 480 44 64 02 +46 702 59 11 72

Title/role
Birgitta Bergman is the Swedish coordinator at the Media Institute Fojo.

Experience
Birgitta has worked for over twenty years at Fojo, mainly as a coordinator within the Swedish department.

Education
Birgitta has studied information technology, intercultural communication, tourism and completed the higher administrative education at Linnaeus University.

Personal
In her free time, Birgitta devotes herself to golf, travel and hanging out with family and friends.

Caroline Hammargren

Fundraiser and Programme Officer caroline.hammargren@lnu.se +46 480 44 67 12 +46 722 05 41 40

Title/role
Fundraiser and Programme Officer

Experience
Caroline has experience working with external relations, partnership development and communication in the international development sector and the UN. She has also worked as an editor, language teacher and a journalist. She has spent most of her working life abroad, living in Spain, Sudan and Denmark among other places.

Education
Caroline has degrees in Journalism and English.

Personal
Caroline is an avid runner and enjoys most sports. She is also passionate about languages, books and films.

Diana Sander

International Programme Coordinator diana.sander@lnu.se +46 725 94 96 85

Title/role
Diana Sander occupies the position of International Programme Coordinator

Experience
Diana has worked in several international companies with development and sales. Among others, as a supervisor at a company that develops and markets hearing aid solutions and supports aid projects benefiting people in need with hearing loss worldwide. Prior to that, Diana worked as a programme administrator at the Linnaeus University.

Education
Diana has an M.A. in philology from The Russian State Pedagogical University.

Personal
Diana spends her free time at her favourite place – her summer cottage on the Swedish island of Öland, as well as listening to music and reading books within the social sciences.

Hanna Andersson

Project Manager Demokratijouren hanna.andersson@lnu.se

Title/role
Hanna Andersson works at the Fojo Media Institute as a coordinator in the Swedish course activities, and is an expert and lecturer in the field of influence such as hatred, threats and harassment that affects journalists.

Experience
Hanna has almost 15 years of experience working as a journalist. She has a background as a local editor and has good experience of creating local journalism, conducting investigative journalism, supervise professional journalists and create and run journalistic projects in dialogue with the audience.

Education
Hanna has a master’s degree in cultural and social sciences and has studied leadership, marketing and criminology at university level.

Personal
Outside working hours, Hanna loves to spend time and hang out with friends and family, and also to go off hiking in the swedish nature. She likes to relax by reading novels and watch TV series.

Hoa Ta Quynh

Programme coordinator Vietnam hoata.quynh@lnu.se

A resident of Hanoi where she began her journalism career as a reporter on Viet Nam News, an English-language newspaper. Hoa was later head of foreign affairs at the Infonet website. Was a translator for some international media projects in Vietnam before joining Fojo as a translator. Now Hoa is the national project coordinator for Fojo’s project in Southeast Asia.
Omitted as a joy-giver with enormous energy. She uses it on the badminton court, at least three times a week.

Jessica Svensson

Course Coordinator jessica.svensson@lnu.se +46 480 44 64 30 +46 767 79 49 07

Title/role
Jessica Svensson is Course Coordinator at Fojo’s Swedish department.

Experience
She has worked with service and coordination for 25 years and has during the past 12 years worked at Fojo.

Education
Jessica is trained in administration and has a vocational diploma in Service.

Personal
In her free time, she likes to spend time with family and friends.

Jocke Nyberg

Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor jocke.nyberg@lnu.se +46 70 317 32 24

Title/role
Jocke Nyberg is Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor at Fojo Media Institute.

Experience
After an initial career as a journalist, Jocke has worked for over 30 years with international development cooperation. His positions include regional manager, program officer, diplomat and independent evaluator at Sida, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Save the Children Sweden and the Swedish Foundation for Human Rights and the consulting companies Context and Nordic Consulting Group Sweden. His thematic knowledge covers human rights, including women’s and children’s rights, democracy, peace and conflict, transitional justice and capacity building of media and civil society organizations.

Education
Jocke has a double degree in Human Rights, master and bachelor. He also studied journalism and social science methods.

Personal
When he is not standing or sitting at the computer, Jocke practices running, preferably in the woods and natural reserves. Eight years of living in four Latin American countries has also spurred an interest in politics, culture, and development in this part of the world.

Johanna Ejderstedt

International Programme Coordinator johanna.ejderstedt@lnu.se +46 480 44 60 29 +46 730 28 69 97

Title/role
International Programme Coordinator

Experience
Approximately 15 years’ experience of working with international development cooperation, especially in the Eastern and Southern African region where she also lived for many years. Previously worked at Plan International Sweden, Plan International Malawi and was responsible for the international department at Kalmar County Museum, Sweden.

Education
Interdisciplinary Master’s Degree in Human Rights with semesters at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, and the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Personal
Johanna loves to travel, to spend time with family and friends and enjoys being out in nature. She practices yoga and running. She recently started learning the piano again; a newly resumed interest that has been dormant for 25 years.

Josefine Hörnberg

International Programme Coordinator josefine.hornberg@lnu.se +46 480-44 63 92 +46 70-249 75 19

Title/role
Josefine Hörnberg is an international programme coordinator at Fojo Media Institute.

Experience
Josefine has more than 20 years´ experience of working In a range of different organisations, countries and focus areas. She has worked in democratic governance, human rights, anti-corruption, microfinance, M/E and capacity development. She is also a mentor for Disaster Risk Reduction practitioners in Southeast Asia.

Education
Josefine has an MScs in International Development and a master education in history, comparative religion and international relations. She is also a certified high school teacher.

Personal
In her free time, Josefine spends time reading, socialize with family and friends, as well as exploring the Swedish nature anew.

Kajsa Törnroth

International Project Manager kajsa.tornroth@lnu.se +33 6 64 44 02 02

Title/role
Kajsa Törnroth is senior advisor at Fojo Media Institute.

Experience
Kajsa has more than 30 years’ of experience working in journalism, media development and press freedom. Her areas of expertise include editorial strategies, media management, business development, fact-checking, gender. She has worked in Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia and lives abroad since a number of years.

Education
Kajsa studied journalism at the University of Helsinki.

Kudzai Kwangwari

Thematic Coordinator M&E and Outreach kudzai.kwangwari@lnu.se +263 717460830 +263 775093384

Titel, function
Thematic Coordinator, M&E and Outreach at Fojo Media Institute, Zimbabwe Office.

Experience
Kudzai Kwangwari is deeply rooted in the development and community media development having worked in the community radio and communications sector for more than 15 years. He headed the community radio movement in Zimbabwe and played a very critical role in the establishment of one of the pioneer community radios in Zimbabwe, Radio Dialogue, helped in the setting up of several other community radios in rural Zimbabwe, and actively advocating for the licensing of community radios. Worked with the Zimbabwe Association of Community Radio Stations (ZACRAS) for 7 years as a Programs Manager taking an active role in capacity building of community radios, monitoring and evaluation and advocacy. He has experience in programming in difficult communities and has been involved in organisational development work, governance and strategy formulation.  He also occasionally contributes articles to various media publications in Zimbabwe, notably Newsday, The Standard, Daily News and The Herald. He has been the chairperson for the Youth Agenda Trust, a youth organisation that works for youth empowerment and development in Zimbabwe.

Education
Kudzai has a Bachelor in Development Studies with the National University of Science and Technology (NUST).

Personal
Outside work, Kudzai enjoys reading philosophy and politics, visiting places of interest and loves nature. He likes travelling and farming too.

Marie Nilsonne

International Finance Officer marie.nilsonne@lnu.se +46 480 44 64 08 +46 727 14 86 50

Title/role
Marie has previously worked in finance at the Adoption Center and before that for 14 years at SEB.

Experience
Marie has previously worked in finance at the Adoption Center and before that 14 years at SEB.

Education
Marie has a degree from Stockholm School of Economics.

Personal
Outside working hours, Marie devotes herself to reading books, theater, film and socializing friends and spend time in nature.

Maya Verma Alm

Communications Officer maya.vermaalm@lnu.se

Title/role
Maya Verma Alm works as a Communications Officer at Fojo Media Institute.

Experience
Maya started out in human rights and spent around ten years working for different organisations both internationally and in Sweden, while at the same time occasionally freelancing as a writer and translator. A few years ago, she switched to working solely as a freelance writer, content producer and in communications.

Education
Maya has a B.Sc. in Management and an M.A. in human rights. She is also a trained fine artist.

Personal
When she’s not working at Fojo, Maya works in her studio or on different art-related projects.

Nai Nai

Programme Manager Southeast Asia nai.nai@lnu.se

Title/role
Nai Nai is the Programme Manager for the Southeast Asia Media Training Network (SEA MTN).

Experience
Nai Nai has been in the journalism and media development field including media freedom and free expression within South-East Asia, for more than a decade. She was born and raised in Myanmar but is based in Thailand where she works with implementation of media development.

Education
She holds a Master of Arts in Education from the International University (Assumption University) in Thailand.

Personal
She loves reading, spiritual practices and discussions.

Robert Winter

International Finance Officer robert.winter@lnu.se +46 480 44 61 47 +46 722 40 35 05

Title/role
Robert Winter is an international finance officer at Fojo Media Institute.

Experience
Robert has worked as an accountant since 2015 and within Fojo since 2017. He has prior to Fojo worked as an accountant in an international concern within engineering industry.

Education
Robert has a Bachelor in finance specialising in accounting.

Personal
Outside work, Robert spends time taking care of his children. When time and energy allows, time is spent on games (preferably VR) and exercise, sometimes combined.

Sara Karlén

International Programme Coordinator sara.karlen@lnu.se +46 480 44 64 07 +46 725 86 72 50

Title/role
Sara Karlén is an International Programme Coordinator at Fojo Media Institute.

Experience
Sara has been working with development questions and engagement within the civil society for about 10 years. An important focus has been to ensure that young people have access to influence and to be a part of the democratic conversation both on a regional and an international level. Mainly creating and offering platforms both through and together with civil society organisations, projects and international cooperations. By joining Fojo Media Institute in 2015 the target group changed, and the main focus has since then been to work for “free independent and professional journalism”.

Education
Sara has a B.Sc. in Business Administration.

Personal
Outside of work, Sara spends time with her family and friends and likes to exercise. The pace is often high but when there is time to relax she likes to spend time reading.

Sofia Hultqvist

Programme Manager Bangladesh (parental leave) sofia.hultqvist@lnu.se +46 480 44 64 32

Investigative journalism is close to Sofias heart. She has done global stories herself, but is now looking to develop the investigative journalism in Bangladesh. There is much to disclose and the need for transparency is great, she says. Sofia began her journalistic career at Swedish Radio and still thinks that radio is the ultimate form of journalism with voices and closeness. For a few years, the research agency ran Factiwise. Sofia, raised in Gothenburg, has traveled the Vasaloppet with too small boots. It was not good for the nails.

Sofie Gullberg

Project Manager: CHARM-project & International Programme Coordinator: Ethiopia sofie.gullberg@lnu.se +46 480 44 64 09 +46 730 83 64 09

Title/role
Sofie Gullberg is a Project manager and International programme coordinator at Fojo Media Institute. She currently leads the Consortium for Human Rights and Media in Africa (CHARM)-project as well as supporting the Ethiopia programme that Fojo implements in collaboration with IMS. She is currently stationed in in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Sofie has worked for Fojo since 2016.

Experience
Sofie has for the past 15 years worked with donor relations, media development, and intergovernmental liaison in East and sub-Saharan Africa, Great Britain, Southeast Asia and Sweden, Her experience includes aid programming, project management, donor/partner relations, and University collaborations.

Education
Sofie has an M.A. in Political Science from Södertörn University in Sweden and Stellenbosch University in South Africa.

Personal
Sofie enjoys travelling, cooking, practicing yoga and taking long walks in nature with her family.

Søren Østergaard Sørensen

Programme Manager Ethiopia soren.ostergaardsorensen@lnu.se +45 25 61 25 69 +251 944 272 926

He has a long experience as a journalist. He started in 1988 and was a foreign correspondent in both Berlin and Prague for the Danish Berlingske Tidende, where he was then editor-in-chief 1996–2001. For a few years he was also Development Director for Norwegian Orkla Media. Since 2010, Sören has worked on developing media, including the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Asia. In Iraq and Vietnam, he introduced reader and viewer surveys to improve media quality and business. Today, Søren is responsible for Fojo’s project in Ethiopia.

Stina Oskarsson

Monitoring and Evaluation advisor stina.oskarsson@lnu.se +46 480 44 61 90 +46 701 83 16 52

Has extensive experience working with international development work. Both at home and abroad, especially Latin America where Stina has lived and worked in both Equador and Bolivia. Has also been a turn at Folkbildningsrådet where she worked with follow-up of student associations and folk high schools. Started at Fojo in the fall of 2018 and then moved back after 25 years – not to Kalmar, but well to Öland. In the free time, nature applies: hiking, paddling, cycling and growing.

Tilde Buckley

Finance Officer & Coordinator tilde.buckley@lnu.se +46 480 44 64 57 +46 702 23 62 41

Title/role
Tilde Buckley works as an accountant for the Swedish department.

Experience
Tilde has approximately 15 years of experience working with Financial Accounting. She was previously Accounts Manager for Duboulay Contracts based in London, a leading main contractor in the commercial fit-out and refurbishment sector. She was also for some time the director of her own accounting firm.

Education
Tilde is trained at The Association of Accounting Technicians London, AAT.

Personal
In her free time Tilde spends time with her family, gardening, in nature and cooking. Everything that feeds the soul.

Veronika Menjoun

International Programme Manager veronika.menjoun@lnu.se +46 480 44 64 15 +46 703 52 37 10

Title/role
International Project Manager

Experience
Veronika has more than 30 years of experience in journalism (as a reporter and editor for newspapers, magazines, news agencies and radio) and more than 25 years of experience in media development and development cooperation. She has previously had assignments as a consultant for WAN-IFRA, Nordic Journalism Center, EBU and many other international organisations that work with media and media development in different parts of the world. She is a member of the Governing Board for Erasmus + program which is implemented in collaboration between European and Ukrainian universities. Veronika has also edited and translated a number of books on journalism.

Education
Veronika has a master’s degree in journalism and has completed several mid-career courses in various subjects – from digital radio production to media management. 

Personal
Cooking, travelling and literature are some of Veronika’s favourite pastimes. She is also an avid fan of crossword puzzles.

Yu Lwin Soe

Programme Coordinator Myanmar yulwin.soe@lnu.se

An education in statistics at the Yangun Insitute of Economics led Yu Lwin into journalism. She further trained at the Radio Netherlands Training Center and worked as a journalist for twelve years. Since 2017, she has been project coordinator in her homeland Myanmar. She likes to support younger journalists and get them to collaborate with media outside Myanmar. This has led to cooperation with TBS in Japan and SBS Radio Burmese in Australia. When Yu Lwin doesn’t work, she likes to sing.