African Steering Committee member of the Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD)
Steering Committee member of the Pan African Media Network (PAMNET)
Working Group member of the SOS (Save our SABC) - Promoting Public Broadcasting Campaign in South Africa
10 years as an independent (freelance) freedom of epxression and media consultant - conducted major cross-border international evaluations of governmental programmes. strategic planning, developing media freedom strategies, in depth research and editing books on media, public broadcasting, democracy and elections in Africa.
6 years as an Executive Director of 2 NGOs - one national, one international (sub-regional)
2 years as a media freedom campaigner in South and southern Africa sub-region
3 years as general secretary of a union of journalists
7 years as a senior journalist (print and broadcasting)