Victoria Svanberg holds an MBA from the Stockholm School of economics. She is honorary doctor, dr h.c. from the University of Karlstad. She has experience from management positions and board positions in a number of different industries. She has experience from the media industry through board positions and various positions in NWT Media. She has worked as a consultant with individual and organizational development. Svanberg is a board member of NWT Gruppen AB, and president of NWT Media, president of the Swedish association of publishers TU Media and vice president of Polaris Media ASA.
Randi S Øgrey
Randi S Øgrey is the director (CEO) of the Norwegian Media Business Association (MBL), which represents the majority of the Norwegian media houses. Members come from Schibsted, Polaris, Egmont, Aller, Amedia and Tv2 and magazines and smaller local papers. MBL works for freedom of the press, for media diversity and that political decisions is supporting this goals both in Norway and in EU.
Øgrey started as a journalist, but has also been a politician, head of information and ceo of the Norwegian Booksellers association before MBL.
She serves as a board member in Institute of journalism, The Press Association (Presse.no) Kopinor, Next Media, Wan-Ifras Media Freedom Board, Ethical Journalism Network and she is also part of The Norwegian Trade associations (NHO) council of CEOs. (NHOrådet)
Libor is a graduate of the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, where he earned a master's degree in economics and management. The topic of his diploma thesis was the creation and operation of a public information portal which indirectly determined his professional career. While studying at the university, he founded a news portal that focused on local news. Now his media brand operates in nine of the country's fourteen counties. Despite the provocative name of the media outlet (Drbna), Libor's media brand is
perceived by the professional community as a standard-bearer of regional journalism.
In 2021, Libor co-founded a professional organization — the Association of Online Publishers. It has grown from originally having three members to having twenty-seven
members of various sizes and focuses within two years. By founding the Association, Libor broke the former dominance of the older Publishers' Union, which is heavily influenced by
During May this year, Libor, together with other industry colleagues, will launch a media advocacy project for smaller and medium-sized publishers to make this segment of publishing competitive in the national advertising market against the oligarchic Czech
Irene has more than 20 years of experience in executive positions in large media groups, to which she adds an extensive legal career and an important network of international contacts in the media sector.
Prior to her appointment as Director General of AMI (Asociación de Medios de Información) in 2022, she held the position of General Manager of the Chairman's Office, Institutional Relations and Legal Services at Prensa Ibérica. Previously, she was Director of the Legal Department of Grupo Recoletos, and Secretary of its Board of Directors. She has also been Director of the Legal Department of Unidad Editorial, during which time she was a member of the Board of Directors of UTECA, the Unión de Televisiones Comerciales en abierto. She was also assistant to the General Director of AEDE (Asociación de Editores de Diarios Españoles) and, subsequently, Secretary of the Board of Directors of AMI (Asociación de Medios de Información).