Richard Werly strengthens Diplo’s Top Expert Team

Richard Werly receives decoration from Roselyne Bachelot, the French' Minster of Culture on 22 March 2022 (photo by Gabriel Monnet)

Richard Werly receives the ‘Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres’ decoration from Roselyne Bachelot, French Minister of Culture, on 22 March 2022 (photo by Gabriel Monnet)

Diplo is proud to announce that Richard Werly, renowned journalist and political analyst with great experience in international and European affairs, has joined our team as Senior Strategic Advisor on 1 April. 

Based in Paris, and shuttling regularly between Geneva and Brussels, Richard will provide Diplo with in-depth analysis, editorial guidance, and policy expertise. A longtime friend and contributor to Diplo, and a well known journalistic figure in Geneva and Bern, his knowledge of our organisation and his reputation will be an important asset for our development and projects ahead. 

Formerly Deputy Chief Editor of Le Temps daily, Richard Werly has served as a permanent correspondent in Bangkok, Tokyo, Brussels, and Paris.

At Diplo, Richard will focus on linking the work of Diplo and the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) to geopolitical and economic dynamics in France, Europe, and Asia. In particular, his work will contribute to the realisation of GIP’s motto ‘Geneva, where technology meets humanity’. 

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