Media & Communications

OvB 2013

Olivier van Bogaert – Head of Media and Communications

A Swiss journalist, Olivier van Bogaert joined the ICJ in November 2011 to build the new Media & Communications Unit. In the past, he worked as an investigative reporter for the largest Swiss daily in French, before joining WWF-Switzerland in 1991 as Head of Information and WWF International in 1998 as Senior Press Officer, then Deputy Head of Press. In 2008, he moved to Terres des Hommes to lead and develop the communications unit before coming back to WWF International as Special Communications Adviser for various field projects in Africa and Madagascar.

Gilles Tornay – Media and Communications Associate

Gilles Tornay is a Swiss communications specialist who joined the ICJ in February 2018 on a six-month mission. He will support the Media & Communications Unit. Previously, Gilles worked as a copywriter for two different international advertising agencies in Geneva and Zurich. In 2013, he joined the Swiss Armed Forces in Kosovo as a specialized Officer before moving to Ghana two years after, still with the army, to build and manage the French communications cell of the Kofi Annan Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC).

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