Olaf Steenfadt

Project Director
The Journalism Trust Initiative

Olaf has launched his career as a radio DJ and host, TV network correspondent and investigative journalist with public German broadcasters ARD and ZDF, where he also worked in corporate communications and strategy. Later he served as a media development consultant for the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and Deutsche Welle, before joining Reporters without Borders as a Project Director in charge of the ‘Media Ownership Monitor’ (MOM) and the ‘Journalism Trust Initiative’ (JTI).

Olaf will be a moderator and speaker at the GEN Summit 2019.


The verification challenge: are platforms the problem or the solution? (or both of them)

Main Stage SNFCC