Board of Governors
Foreign Press Foundation
Ian Williams - President
Ian Williams is an author, writer and broadcaster who has been a member of the Foreign Press Association for over 20 years. Ian is a frequent contributor to the Guardian's ''Comment is free'' section and is a regular columnist for George Orwell's old newspaper, Tribune. Ian has also been a regular contributor to The Daily Telegraph, The Financial Times, The European, The Observer and The Independent, for which he was one of the founding writers.
Camilla g Hellman - treasurer
Camilla Hellman's career has been in transatlantic relations, undertaking projects both in Britain and the United States to further collaboration between the two countries. She works with the Luxury Channel as the New York Correspondent and is their Director of Marketing in the United States. She serves as a Director with Make Music New York. Additionally she serves as the President of the American-Scottish Foundation. She has returned to the Foreign Press Association executive committee after serving from 2015 through 2017.
Simon Locke - Scholarship Fund Officer
Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO of CommunicationsMatch, writes extensively on media and communications issues for communications media outlets and his company’s Insights Blog. During his more than decade long engagement with the FPA, he has served in various roles including as a past Vice President. During a long Corporate Communications career he headed communications functions at major financial institutions.
Members of Board of Governors
Sarab Zavaleta has been a member of the FPA for 2 years. Educated in an English Boarding School in the Indian Himalayas, Sarab graduated from Barnard College with an economics degree. She worked at the United Nations as editor of film recordings, and in the UNDP asassistant for Middle East Projects. She also works as a photo-journalist with “Italian LifeStyle” Magazine, Black Tie Magazine in New York, and has been published a number of articles in Indian magazines and newspapers. Sarab has extended her career in the production of a feature film, and productions for cable TV. She speaks 6 languages, travels extensively, and organizes media related events.
Mr. Jordan M. Dakamseh is an American Jordanian Journalist, accredited to the United Nations as a resident correspondent. He worked in the United Nations Peacekeeping Missions including: MINURSO, UNMIL, UNMIS and at the UNHQ.
Currently, he is the president of the Jordan Report Media and Entertainment, a center that conducts surveys, public opinion polls, research, and studies. Mr. Dakamseh writes news analysis and articles for many distinguished papers and magazines in Jordan, UK, and the USA.
Cindy Fields, the President & Founder of Loyalty Alliance, Inc. is a Wall Street veteran with over thirty years of experience in financial services and wealth preservation for high-net-worth individuals and businesses. She is the co-creator of the incredible new site, Achieve Beyond!, which provides entrepreneurs and high achievers with a blogging platform and services they need to protect and grow their businesses. A native New Yorker, Cindy is a proud member of the Audit Committee of the National Arts Club, the Executive Committee of the Foreign Press Association, and the Board of Governors of the Foreign Press Foundation.