Board of Governors

Marcus Mabry, President

Marcus Mabry leads the U.S. curation team for Twitter Moments. He was previously Editor at large of The New York Times. Prior to coming to Europe in 2011, Mabry was the Associate National Editor of The New York Times, responsible for coverage of U.S. politics.

Marcus Mabry | Photo: Erica Lansner
Calvin Sims, First Vice President

Calvin Sims is currently a foreign affairs columnist for GlobalPost and serves as president and CEO of International House, which has a mission to train leaders for the global community. 

Calvin Sims
Abigail Pesta, Second Vice President

Abigail Pesta is an award-winning journalist who has lived and worked around the world, from London to Hong Kong. Her investigative and feature reporting has been published in global publications including The Wall Street Journal, Cosmopolitan, NBC News, The New York Times, Marie Claire, New York Magazine, Glamour, The Atlantic and Newsweek.

Abigail Pesta
Pancho Bernasconi, Third Vice President

Pancho Bernasconi has 30 years of experience in photojournalism. He has worked for the Chicago TribuneThe New York Times and Getty Images. He has worked with the Eddie Adams Workshop, the Hondros Fund, and the CPJ to help ensure the next generation of photojournalists have the skills, freedom and access to inform and challenge. 

Pancho Bernasconi
Tim Ferguson, Treasurer

Tim Ferguson is Editor of Forbes Asia, the English-language pub–lication of Forbes magazine in the Asia/Pacific region. He also oversees the Asian online content and is based in the company’s New York headquarters.

Tim Ferguson
Deidre Depke, Secretary

Deidre Depke is the New York bureau chief for American Public Media's Marketplace. She has been a reporter and editor in New York for 25 years, working as senior news editor at Business Weekmagazine, as the foreign editor and an assistant managing editor for Newsweek magazine and as the editor and The Daily Beast. In addition, she...

Deidre Depke
Jacqueline Albert-Simon, Active Board

Jacqueline Albert-Simon is U.S. Bureau Chief and Associate Editor of Politique Internationale and has spent three decades reporting, analyzing U.S. foreign policy for French and other European readers of PI.

Jacqueline Albert-Simon
Hannah Allam, Active Board

Hannah Allam is the foreign affairs correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers, covering the State Department and foreign policy as part of the national security team. She spent nine years reporting from across the Middle East and North Africa, first as Baghdad bureau chief during the war, and then as bureau chief in Cairo during the wave of rebellions known as the Arab Spring.

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Deborah Amos, Active Board

Deborah Amos has been an international correspondent for three decades, covering the Middle East. Her beat has mainly been chaos. She covers wars; invasions and the resulting humanitarian fall out. Her career includes stints at NPR, PBS, and ABC-TV.

Deborah Amos
Molly Bingham, Active Board

Molly Bingham's work has been featured in The New York Times, the Washington Post, and others. “Ordinary Warriors”, published in Vanity Fair, won honorable mention for the OPC’s Madeline Dane Ross Award. As co-director of the documentary film Meeting Resistance, she won the “Golden Award” at the 2007 Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival and the “Best Documentary Courage in Filmmaking” Award by the Women Film...

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