Project Manager "Digital Rights, Surveillance and Democracy"
Jan-David manages SNV’s work on digital rights and intelligence governance. His efforts are directed at strengthening democratic oversight of government surveillance and facilitating public discourse around security and liberty in a digital age. Furthermore, he is interested in the intersection of democracy and media in the public sphere as well as human rights and critical security studies.
Previously, Jan-David worked as an investigative reporter and editor for the Bangkok Post and as a news editor for the Oxford Student. He was also a part of the GIZ’s “Decentralisation Reforms” project in Ghana. Jan-David holds an M.Phil. in International Relations from the University of Oxford and a B.A. in Integrated Social Sciences from Jacobs University Bremen and the University of Edinburgh.