Meet the Working Group

Toby Mendel

Toby Mendel is the founder and Executive Director of the Centre for Law and Democracy, an international human rights NGO focusing on foundational rights for democracy, including freedom of expression, the right to information, the freedoms of association and assembly, and the right to participate. Before that, for over 12 year he was Senior Director for Law at Article 19, an international human rights NGO focuses on freedom of expression. He has published widely on a range of topics relating to his work and regularly advises governments and inter-governmental organisation on these issues.