Founding President, Sustainable Journalism Partnership
Lars Tallert has 40 years’ experience in journalism, media development and development cooperation. His earlier assignments include advisory functions and consultancies for the Swedish Prime Minister’s Office, the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sida, The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, OECD/DAC, UN Habitat, the Regional Kurdish Government in Iraq as well as major Swedish tech companies such as Ericsson and ABB. For two years, he was stationed in Managua, Nicaragua, working at the Nicaraguan Centre for Human Rights. He is presently based at Fojo/Linnaeus University as a senior advisor.
Lars has a Bachelor’s in Journalism and Strategic Communication in a Development context at Master Level at Stockholm University. He also studied at the University of Sorbonne in France and at the School of Journalism at Boston University.