Rohan Jayasekera

Writer & Researcher

Fundraiser & Project Manager

Tech Consultant

Rohan Jayasekera

Writer & Researcher

Fundraiser & Project Manager

Tech Consultant

Resume
Experience
2017- Present
Digital producer
Vivarta

New programmes & projects for  media & cultural organisations.

2014 - 2017
Technology Advisor
Internews Europe

Development strategies for digital news verification tools & practices

2000- 2013
Deputy Chief Executive
Index on Censorship

Defending free expression rights in the world’s toughest corners

1999
Managing Editor
IWPR

Opened IWPR's first award-winning multilingual online news service

Education
2017-2019
Goldsmiths College
London

Digital Media MA with distinction, in Technology & Cultural Form

2014-2016
Birkbeck College
London

Politics MSc, in Nationalist & Ethno-Religious Conflict Studies

2004 - 2005
ITC GAIN Programme
London

Specialist training for high calibre BAME potential board members

2002 & 2008
Conflict Zone Survival
AKE, Hereford

Level Four BTEC certificate in Surviving Hostile Regions

Skills & Expertise
Theory
  • Culture & Technology
  • Information Ecosystems
  • Culture & Nationalism
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Culture & Society
Practice
  • Digital Projects
  • Writing & Editing
  • Publishing & Production
  • Research & Analysis
  • Policy Development
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