Magnus Forsberg

Magnus Forsberg

Project Director
Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe & Eurasia, Middle East & North Africa, Media, Technology

Magnus Forsberg brings 18 years of experience in journalism, risk management, and security to IREX. As project director of the Securing Access to Freedom of Expression (SAFE) program, he is responsible for all aspects of project implementation, working closely with SAFE centers, and local and international counterparts. He brings a nuanced view to project management and risk mitigation for operations in conflict environments.

Prior to joining IREX, Magnus worked with EU External Action Service, the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Swedish NGOs, and as a freelance journalist. His work has spanned across the globe – from Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Africa, and South Asia.

He has also spent considerable time as a moderator and lecturer on risk management topics at NGO conferences and universities in Sweden as well as a provider of analytic reports to Swedish media outlets regarding political and security developments in Afghanistan.