Markku Mantila, who has been editor of Kaleva in the Finnish city of Oulu since 2009 and was a winner of a Finnish Grand Prize for Journalism last year.
Lisa MacLeod, assistant editor of The Financial Times. She joined the newspaper in 2003 and has worked on the company’s strategic newsroom integration and reorganization projects.
TN Ninan, editorial director of the Business Standard Ltd in India, and currently president of the Editors Guild of India. He has headed a number of Indian business publications, bringing about substantial change and achieving rapid growth at all of them.
Joseph Odindo, group editorial director of the Nation Media Group in Kenya and one of Africa’s leading journalists. He oversees all editorial operations of the group, which includes 10 newspapers, two television stations, three radio stations and websites in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
Wong Chun Wai, executive director and group chief editor of The Star, Malaysia’s leading English language daily. He is also the current chairman of the Asia News Network, the largest Asian umbrella group of more than 21 news media organization, and sits on the country’s Anti Corruption Commission.
Patrick Daniel, editor-in-chief of the English and Malay Newspaper Division of Singapore Press Holdings. He is a director of SPH Magazines, SPH UnionWorks and Tamil Marasu Ltd, and also chairs two SPH subsidiaries – Straits Times Press and Shareinvestor.com Holdings.
Kylie Davis, the national real estate editor at News Ltd. in Australia. Davis is a strong proponent of the value of hyperlocal journalism. She has had a successful career at a variety of Australian media companies.
The WEF board currently has 21 members.